Organic dyes containing furan moiety for high-performance dye-sensitized solar cells

Jiann T. Lin, Pin Cheng Chen, Yung Sheng Yen, Ying Chan Hsu, Hsien Hsin Chou, Ming Chang P. Yeh

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New metal-free dyes with a furan moiety in the conjugated spacer between the arylamine donor and the 2-cyanoacrylic acid acceptor have been synthesized, and high efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells were fabricated using these molecules as light-harvesting sensitizers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-100
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jan 1


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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