Synthesis and characterization of push-pull bithiophene and thieno[3,2-b]thiophene derivatives bearing an ethyne linker as sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells

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Fernandes, Sara Sofia Marques; Mesquita, I.; Andrade, L.; Mendes, A.; Justino, Licinia L. G.; Burrows, H. D.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.orgel.2017.06.048
  • Subject: Organiz chemistry | Rhodanine-3-acetic acid | Química orgânica | :Ciências Químicas [Ciências Naturais] | Science & Technology | Cyanoacetic acid | Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene | Bithiophene | Co-adsorption | Dye sensitized solar cells | Metal-free organic dyes

Five push-pull heterocyclic dyes 4-7, and 9 were synthesized and characterized in order to study the variations in the optical, electronic and photovoltaic properties induced by structural modifications, i.e. different spacer units and anchoring groups. The final push-p... View more
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