Long Ye

Also known as: 叶龙

polymer solar cells, Domain Purity, Organic Eelectroncis, conjugated polymers, Soft X-ray Scattering, Interaction parameter, Miscibility, organic devices, organic photovoltaics, Morphology, nonfullerene acceptors, molecular design, differential scanning calorimetry, Polymer Physics, Mechanical Properties, Thermal Properties, Thermodynamics

Long Ye received Ph.D. degree (2015/07) in Polymer Physics and Chemistry at Prof. Jianhui Hou 's group in Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICCAS). Currently, He is a professor in the school of materials science and engineering of Tianjin University. He was research assistant professor under Prof. Harald Ade at North Carolina State University, United States. His research interests are molecular design and morphological characterizations of photovoltaic polymers & fullerene-free acceptors, device engineering of polymer solar cells and related electronics. His collaborative studies have been published in over 100 research papers and 4 book chapters, with citations of 14000+ (web of science) and an H-index of 61. He serves as an independent referee for several peer-reviewed journals including Nature Communications; Advanced Materials; Joule; Angew Chem; Energy & Environmental Science; Advanced Energy Materials; Advanced Science; etc.

Works (190)

Updated: July 26th, 2023 21:14

2022 journal article

A Mixed-Ligand Strategy to Modulate P3HT Regioregularity for High-Efficiency Solar Cells

Macromolecules, 55(8), 3078–3086.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: April 14, 2022

2022 journal article

A general enlarging shear impulse approach to green printing large-area and efficient organic photovoltaics

Energy & Environmental Science.

Source: ORCID
Added: April 23, 2022

2022 journal article

A generic approach yields organic solar cells with enhanced efficiency and thermal stability

Aggregate.

author keywords: deuterated solvent; organic solar cells; phase separation; scattering; thermal stability
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: November 6, 2022

2022 journal article

Achieving high efficiency and well-kept ductility in ternary all-polymer organic photovoltaic blends thanks to two well miscible donors

Matter, 5(2), 725–734.

By: R. Ma*, K. Zhou*, Y. Sun*, T. Liu*, Y. Kan*, Y. Xiao*, T. Peña*, Y. Li* ...

Contributors: R. Ma*, K. Zhou*, Y. Sun*, T. Liu*, Y. Kan*, Y. Xiao*, T. Dela Pena*, Y. Li* ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: April 27, 2022

2022 journal article

An Aggregation‐Suppressed Polymer Blending Strategy Enables High‐Performance Organic and Quantum Dot Hybrid Solar Cells

Small, 4, 2201387.

By: J. Liu*, J. Qiao*, K. Zhou*, J. Wang*, R. Gui*, K. Xian*, M. Gao*, H. Yin* ...

Contributors: J. Liu*, J. Qiao*, K. Zhou*, J. Wang*, R. Gui*, K. Xian*, M. Gao*, H. Yin* ...

author keywords: aggregation; colloidal quantum dots; hybrid solar cells; photovoltaic polymers; polymer blends
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: April 27, 2022

2022 journal article

An In Situ Film to Film Transformation Approach toward Highly Crystalline Covalent Organic Framework Films

CCS Chemistry.

Contributors: Y. Lv*, Y. Li*, G. Zhang*, Z. Peng*, L. Ye*, Y. Chen*, T. Zhang*, G. Xing*, L. Chen*

author keywords: COF films; A(2)B(2) monomers; self-polycondensation; in situ transformation
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2022 journal article

Brominated Polythiophene Reduces the Efficiency-Stability-Cost Gap of Organic and Quantum Dot Hybrid Solar Cells

Advanced Energy Materials.

Contributors: J. Liu*, Y. Liu*, J. Wang*, H. Li*, K. Zhou*, R. Gui*, K. Xian*, Q. Qi* ...

author keywords: brominated polythiophenes; hybrid solar cells; perovskite; quantum dots; thermal stability
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2022 journal article

Delicate crystallinity control enables high-efficiency P3HT organic photovoltaic cells

Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 10(7), 3418–3429.

By: K. Xian*, Y. Liu*, J. Liu*, J. Yu*, Y. Xing*, Z. Peng*, K. Zhou*, M. Gao* ...

Contributors: K. Xian*, Y. Liu*, J. Liu*, J. Yu*, Y. Xing*, Z. Peng*, K. Zhou*, M. Gao* ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: April 27, 2022

2022 journal article

Eco‐friendly solution processing of all‐polymer solar cells: Recent advances and future perspective

Journal of Polymer Science, 60(6), 945–960.

By: Y. Xiong*, L. Ye* & C. Zhang*

Contributors: Y. Xiong*, L. Ye* & C. Zhang*

author keywords: all-polymer solar cells; eco-friendly solvent; miscibility; morphology; phase separation
Source: ORCID
Added: December 4, 2021

2022 journal article

Low-cost and high-performance poly(thienylene vinylene) derivative donor for efficient versatile organic photovoltaic cells

Nano Energy.

Contributors: P. Bi*, J. Ren*, S. Zhang*, J. Wang*, Z. Chen*, M. Gao*, Y. Cui*, T. Zhang* ...

author keywords: Organic photovoltaic cells; Poly(thienylene vinylene); Low-cost; Indoor application; Tandem cell
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2022 journal article

Morphology control in high‐efficiency all‐polymer solar cells

InfoMat, 4(4).

By: K. Zhou*, K. Xian* & L. Ye*

Contributors: K. Zhou*, K. Xian* & L. Ye*

author keywords: aggregated structure; all-polymer solar cells; morphology tuning; photovoltaic polymers; polymer acceptor
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 10, 2022

2022 journal article

Novel Third Components with (Thio)barbituric Acid as the End Groups Improving the Efficiency of Ternary Solar Cells

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

By: X. Gao*, X. Ma*, Z. Liu*, J. Gao*, Q. Qi*, Y. Yu*, Y. Gao*, Z. Ma ...

Contributors: X. Gao*, X. Ma*, Z. Liu*, J. Gao*, Q. Qi*, Y. Yu*, Y. Gao*, Z. Ma ...

author keywords: ternary organic solar cells; the third component; 1,3-diethyl-2-thiobarbituric acid; 1,3-dimethylbarbituric acid; weak electron-withdrawing group
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 13, 2022

2022 journal article

Previews The rise of polythiophene photovoltaics

Joule.

Contributors: K. Xian*, Y. Geng* & L. Ye*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2022 journal article

Processing Poly(3‐Hexylthiophene) Interlayer with Nonhalogenated Solvents for High‐Performance and Low‐Cost Quantum Dot Solar Cells

Solar RRL.

author keywords: hybrid solar cells; interaction parameters; nonhalogenated solvents; poly(3-hexylthiophene); quantum dots
Source: ORCID
Added: September 21, 2022

2022 journal article

Reproducibility in Time and Space—The Molecular Weight Effects of Polymeric Materials in Organic Photovoltaic Devices

Small Methods, 4, 2101548.

By: R. Gui*, Y. Liu*, Z. Chen*, T. Wang*, T. Chen*, R. Shi*, K. Zhang*, W. Qin* ...

Contributors: R. Gui*, Y. Liu*, Z. Chen*, T. Wang*, T. Chen*, R. Shi*, K. Zhang*, W. Qin* ...

author keywords: energetic disorders; mobility mapping; molecular weight effects; organic solar cells; reproducibility
Source: ORCID
Added: April 27, 2022

2022 journal article

Revealing the Molar Mass Dependence on Thermal, Microstructural, and Electrical Properties of Direct Arylation Polycondensation Prepared Poly(3-hexylthiophene)

ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2.

author keywords: P3HT; molecular weight; direct arylation polycondensation; thermal properties; nonfullerene solar cells
Source: ORCID
Added: February 22, 2022

2022 journal article

Simple Polythiophene Solar Cells Approaching 10% Efficiency via Carbon Chain Length Modulation of Poly(3-alkylthiophene)

Macromolecules, 55(1), 133–145.

By: Y. Liu*, K. Xian*, R. Gui*, K. Zhou*, J. Liu*, M. Gao*, W. Zhao*, X. Jiao* ...

Contributors: Y. Liu*, K. Xian*, R. Gui*, K. Zhou*, J. Liu*, M. Gao*, W. Zhao*, X. Jiao* ...

Source: ORCID
Added: April 27, 2022

2022 journal article

Simultaneously Enhanced Efficiency and Mechanical Durability in Ternary Solar Cells Enabled by Low-Cost Incompletely Separated Fullerenes

Macromolecular Rapid Communications.

Contributors: Y. Sun*, R. Ma*, Y. Kan*, T. Liu*, K. Zhou*, P. Liu*, J. Fang*, Y. Chen* ...

author keywords: all-polymer solar cells; fullerene; low cost; mechanical ductility; ternary solar cells
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2022 journal article

Status and prospects of ternary all-polymer organic solar cells

Materials Today Energy.

author keywords: All -polymer solar cells; Ternary blend; Third component; Morphology; Photovoltaic parameters; Stability
Source: ORCID
Added: October 8, 2022

2022 journal article

Thermally stable poly(3‐hexylthiophene): Nonfullerene solar cells with efficiency breaking 10%

Aggregate, 3.

By: M. Gao*, Y. Liu*, K. Xian*, Z. Peng*, K. Zhou*, J. Liu*, S. Li*, F. Xie* ...

Contributors: M. Gao*, Y. Liu*, K. Xian*, Z. Peng*, K. Zhou*, J. Liu*, S. Li*, F. Xie* ...

author keywords: multi-technique approach; organic solar cells; phase separation; polythiophene; thermal stability
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: April 27, 2022

2022 journal article

Understanding the molecular mechanisms of the differences in the efficiency and stability of all-polymer solar cells

Journal of Materials Chemistry C.

By: Q. Wu*, W. Wang*, Z. Chen*, X. Xia*, M. Gao*, H. Shen*, H. Zhu*, X. Lu* ...

Contributors: Q. Wu*, W. Wang*, Z. Chen*, X. Xia*, M. Gao*, H. Shen*, H. Zhu*, X. Lu* ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 19, 2022

2022 journal article

Unraveling the Correlations between Mechanical Properties, Miscibility, and Film Microstructure in All-Polymer Photovoltaic Cells

Advanced Functional Materials.

Contributors: K. Zhou*, K. Xian*, Q. Qi*, M. Gao*, Z. Peng*, J. Liu*, Y. Liu*, S. Li* ...

author keywords: aggregated structures; all-polymer solar cells; elastic modulus; miscibility; stretchability
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2022 journal article

Unraveling the Molar Mass Dependence of Shearing‐Induced Aggregation Structure of a High‐Mobility Polymer Semiconductor

Advanced Materials, 1, 2108255.

author keywords: aggregation structures; bar coating; conjugated polymers; molar mass dependence; organic thin-film transistors
TL;DR: This work thoroughly shows the molar mass dependence of the aggregation structure of a high-mobility conjugated copolymer (TDPP-Se) comprising thiophene-flanked diketopyrrolopyrrole and selenophene and paves the way to visualize the real aggregated structure of polymer semiconductors in solution state and sheds light on the aggregationructure control of high-performance electronic devices. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: December 2, 2021

2022 journal article

Unraveling the Photovoltaic, Mechanical, and Microstructural Properties and Their Correlations in Simple Poly(3-pentylthiophene) Solar Cells

Macromolecular Rapid Communications.

Contributors: X. Yang*, M. Gao*, Z. Bi*, Y. Liu*, K. Xian*, Z. Peng*, Q. Qi*, S. Li* ...

author keywords: electron acceptors; film microstructures; poly(3-pentylthiophene); polythiophene solar cells; tensile properties
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2022 journal article

When Electronically Inert Polymers Meet Conjugated Polymers: Emerging Opportunities in Organic Photovoltaics

Chinese Journal of Polymer Science (English Edition).

Contributors: J. Wang* & L. Ye*

author keywords: Organic solar cells; Insulating polymers; Photovoltaic polymers; Miscibility; Morphology
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 journal article

Advances and prospective in thermally stable nonfullerene polymer solar cells

Science China Chemistry.

Contributors: L. Ye*, M. Gao* & J. Hou*

author keywords: polymer solar cells; thermal stability; morphology; miscibility; crystallization
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 journal article

Calculation aided miscibility manipulation enables highly efficient polythiophene:nonfullerene photovoltaic cells

Science China Chemistry.

author keywords: nonfullerene organic solar cells; polythiophenes; miscibility; molecular design
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 journal article

Carboxylate substituted pyrazine: A simple and low-cost building block for novel wide bandgap polymer donor enables 15.3% efficiency in organic solar cells

NANO ENERGY, 82.

By: J. Wu*, Q. Fan*, M. Xiong*, Q. Wang*, K. Chen*, H. Liu*, M. Gao*, L. Ye n ...

Contributors: J. Wu*, Q. Fan*, M. Xiong*, Q. Wang*, K. Chen*, H. Liu*, M. Gao*, L. Ye n ...

author keywords: Carboxylate substituted pyrazine; Low-cost; Organic solar cells; Power conversion efficiency; Wide bandgap polymer donor
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 19, 2021

2021 journal article

Challenges and recent advances in photodiodes-based organic photodetectors

Materials Today.

Contributors: J. Liu*, M. Gao*, J. Kim*, Z. Zhou*, D. Chung*, H. Yin*, L. Ye*

author keywords: Organic photodetectors; Molecular engineering; Morphology control; Novel device design; Device stability
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 journal article

Control of aggregated structure of photovoltaic polymers for high‐efficiency solar cells

Aggregate, 2(5).

By: M. Gao*, W. Wang*, J. Hou* & L. Ye*

Contributors: M. Gao*, W. Wang*, J. Hou* & L. Ye*

author keywords: aggregated structure; photovoltaic polymers; polymer solar cells; power conversion efficiency; small molecule acceptors
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 7, 2021

2021 journal article

Fluorination Enables Tunable Molecular Interaction and Photovoltaic Performance in Non-Fullerene Solar Cells Based on Ester-Substituted Polythiophene

Frontiers in Chemistry.

author keywords: polythiophenes; non-fullerene organic solar cells; molecular interaction; fluorination; miscibility; film morphology
TL;DR: This study demonstrates that varying the number of F atoms in the acceptors is a feasible way to manipulate the molecular interaction and the film morphology toward high-performance polythiophene:nonfullerene based OPVs. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 journal article

High T g Polymer Insulator Yields Organic Photovoltaic Blends with Superior Thermal Stability at 150 o C

Chinese Journal of Chemistry.

author keywords: Energy conversion; Thin films; Polymer insulator; Thermal stability; Crystal growth
Source: ORCID
Added: May 10, 2021

2021 journal article

High-Performance All-Polymer Solar Cells and Photodetectors Enabled by a High-Mobility n-Type Polymer and Optimized Bulk-Heterojunction Morphology

Chemistry of Materials, 33(10), 3746–3756.

By: Y. Zhao*, T. Liu*, B. Wu*, S. Zhang*, N. Prine*, L. Zhang*, S. Pang*, B. Yin* ...

Contributors: Y. Zhao*, T. Liu*, B. Wu*, S. Zhang*, N. Prine*, L. Zhang*, S. Pang*, B. Yin* ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 13, 2021

2021 journal article

Impact of Electrostatic Interaction on Bulk Morphology in Efficient Donor–Acceptor Photovoltaic Blends

Angewandte Chemie, 133(29), 16124–16130.

Source: ORCID
Added: June 9, 2021

2021 journal article

Impact of Electrostatic Interaction on Bulk Morphology in Efficient Donor–Acceptor Photovoltaic Blends

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 60(29), 15988–15994.

author keywords: bulk morphology; domain purity; electrostatic interaction; non-radiative energy loss; organic photovoltaic cells
TL;DR: This work proposes a molecular design strategy that can finely-tune the bulk morphology to achieve balanced charge generation and recombination, which is crucial for further boosting the efficiency of the OPV cells. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: June 9, 2021

2021 journal article

Implications of Crystallization Temperatures of Organic Small Molecules in Optimizing Nonfullerene Solar Cell Performance

ACS Applied Energy Materials, 7.

By: X. Cheng*, M. Li*, Z. Liang*, M. Gao*, L. Ye* & Y. Geng*

author keywords: all small-molecule solar cells; crystallization behavior; morphology; thermal annealing; power conversion efficiency
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: July 23, 2021

2021 journal article

Low-bandgap conjugated polymers based on benzodipyrrolidone with reliable unipolar electron mobility exceeding 1 cm(2) V-1 s(-1)

Science China Chemistry.

Contributors: M. Yang*, T. Du*, X. Zhao*, X. Huang*, L. Pan*, S. Pang*, H. Tang*, Z. Peng* ...

author keywords: field-effect transistors; electron mobility; conjugated polymers; quinoidal structure; benzodipyrrolidone
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 journal article

Miscibility Control by Tuning Electrostatic Interactions in Bulk Heterojunction for Efficient Organic Solar Cells

ACS Materials Letters, 7, 1276–1283.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: July 30, 2021

2021 journal article

Modulation of Morphological, Mechanical, and Photovoltaic Properties of Ternary Organic Photovoltaic Blends for Optimum Operation

ADVANCED ENERGY MATERIALS, 11(8).

author keywords: ductility; elastic modulus; film morphology; nonfullerene acceptors; ternary organic solar cells
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: January 16, 2021

2021 journal article

Morphology evolution with polymer chain propagation and its impacts on device performance and stability of non-fullerene solar cells

Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

Contributors: L. Zhang*, X. Huang*, C. Duan*, Z. Peng*, L. Ye*, N. Kirby*, F. Huang*, Y. Cao*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: December 17, 2020

2021 journal article

Near-infrared absorbing non-fullerene acceptors with unfused D-A-D core for efficient organic solar cells

Organic Electronics.

Contributors: Q. Wang*, K. Huang*, Y. Zhang*, L. Ye*, W. Ni, M. Li*, Y. Geng*

author keywords: Organic solar cells; Unfused non-fullerene acceptor; D-A-D-type central unit; Near-infrared absorption
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 journal article

New Electron Acceptor with End-Extended Conjugation for High-Performance Polymer Solar Cells

ENERGY & FUELS, 35(23), 19061–19068.

Contributors: J. Wu*, Q. Liu*, L. Ye n, X. Guo*, Q. Fan*, J. Lv*, M. Zhang*, W. Wong*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 21, 2022

2021 journal article

Non-fullerene acceptor organic photovoltaics with intrinsic operational lifetimes over 30 years

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 12(1).

By: Y. Li*, X. Huang*, K. Ding*, H. Sheriff*, L. Ye n, H. Liu*, C. Li*, H. Ade n, S. Forrest*

Contributors: Y. Li*, X. Huang*, K. Ding*, H. Sheriff*, L. Ye n, H. Liu*, C. Li*, H. Ade n, S. Forrest*

TL;DR: It is demonstrated that the instability of NFA solar cells arises primarily from chemical changes at organic/inorganic interfaces bounding the bulk heterojunction active region, and an extrapolated intrinsic lifetime of > 5.6 × 104 h is obtained, which is equivalent to 30 years outdoor exposure. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 15, 2021

2021 journal article

Open‐Circuit Voltage Loss in Lead Chalcogenide Quantum Dot Solar Cells

Advanced Materials, 6, 2008115.

By: J. Liu*, K. Xian*, L. Ye* & Z. Zhou*

Contributors: J. Liu*, K. Xian*, L. Ye* & Z. Zhou*

author keywords: lead chalcogenide quantum dots; open-circuit voltage; organic hole transport layer; solar cells; voltage loss
TL;DR: The great potential of achieving performance breakthroughs via various organic hole transport layers is highlighted and the existing challenges toward commercialization of lead chalcogenide CQDSCs are discussed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: June 5, 2021

2021 journal article

Optimization of Monomer Molecular Structure for Polymer Electrodes Fabricated through in-situ Electro-Polymerization Strategy

ChemSusChem.

Contributors: Z. Wang*, J. Yang*, Z. Chen*, L. Ye* & Y. Xu*

author keywords: electro-polymerization; energy storage; lithium-ion batteries; polymer electrodes; solubility
TL;DR: It was found that monomer with increased polymerizable sites and decreased solubility brought about enhanced electrochemical performance, which could enhance monomers' utilization for polymerization and more polymerizable Sites could lead to stable cross-linked polymer network after electro-polymerization. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 journal article

Optimized Active Layer Morphologies via Ternary Copolymerization of Polymer Donors for 17.6 % Efficiency Organic Solar cells with Enhanced Fill Factor

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 60(5), 2322–2329.

By: X. Guo*, Q. Fan*, J. Wu*, G. Li*, Z. Peng*, W. Su*, J. Lin*, L. Hou* ...

Contributors: X. Guo*, Q. Fan*, J. Wu*, G. Li*, Z. Peng*, W. Su*, J. Lin*, L. Hou* ...

author keywords: fill factor; morphology; organic solar cells; power conversion efficiency; terpolymers
TL;DR: A simple but effective approach to optimize blend morphologies of OSCs for higher photovoltaic performance by carefully incorporating the third 5,5'-dithienyl-2,2'-bithiazole (DTBTz) unit into the molecular backbone of PM6 (PM6-Tz00). (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 21, 2020

2021 journal article

P3HT-Based Organic Solar Cells with a Photoresponse to 1000 nm Enabled by Narrow Band Gap Nonfullerene Acceptors with High HOMO Levels

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

Contributors: Z. Liang*, X. Cheng*, Y. Jiang*, J. Yu*, X. Xu*, Z. Peng*, L. Bu*, Y. Zhang* ...

author keywords: Organic solar cells; poly(3-hexylthiophene); nonfullerene acceptors; high HOMO level; power conversion efficiency
TL;DR: This study demonstrates that the conjugated molecules with high HOMOs can also function as acceptor materials for P3HT-based OSCs, which opens a window to increase PCEs of P3 HT-basedOSCs in the future to the level of the devices based on the current state-of-the-art polymer donor materials. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 journal article

Printable and stable all-polymer solar cells based on non-conjugated polymer acceptors with excellent mechanical robustness

Science China Chemistry.

author keywords: all-polymer solar cells; non-conjugated polymer acceptor; lager-area device; printing; mechanical robustness
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 journal article

Quadrupole Moment Induced Morphology Control Via a Highly Volatile Small Molecule in Efficient Organic Solar Cells

Advanced Functional Materials.

Contributors: R. Yu*, H. Yao*, Y. Xu*, J. Li*, L. Hong*, T. Zhang*, Y. Cui*, Z. Peng* ...

author keywords: morphology control; organic solar cells; quadrupole moment; solid additives; volatility
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 journal article

Recent advances in the development of radiative sky cooling inspired from solar thermal harvesting

Nano Energy.

Contributors: J. Liu*, J. Zhang*, H. Tang*, Z. Zhou*, D. Zhang*, L. Ye*, D. Zhao*

author keywords: Radiative sky cooling; Solar thermal harvesting; Exergy analysis; Water harvesting; Night lighting
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 journal article

Relationship between charge transfer state electroluminescence and the degradation of organic photovoltaics

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 118(6).

Contributors: C. Arneson*, X. Huang*, X. Huang*, D. Fan*, M. Gao*, L. Ye n, H. Ade n, Y. Li*, S. Forrest*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 8, 2021

2021 journal article

Remove the water-induced traps toward improved performance in organic solar cells

Science China Materials.

Contributors: M. Shi*, T. Wang*, R. Sun*, Q. Wu*, D. Pei*, H. Wang*, W. Yang*, W. Wang* ...

author keywords: non-fullerene acceptor; water-induced traps; charge transport; device stability; organic semiconductors
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 article

Resolving the Molecular Origin of Mechanical Relaxations in Donor-Acceptor Polymer Semiconductors

Balar, N., Rech, J. J., Siddika, S., Song, R., Schrickx, H. M., Sheikh, N., … Brendan T. O'Connor. (2021, October 8). ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Vol. 10.

By: N. Balar n, J. Rech*, S. Siddika n, R. Song n, H. Schrickx n, N. Sheikh n, L. Ye n, A. Bonilla* ...

Contributors: N. Balar n, J. Rech*, S. Siddika n, R. Song n, H. Schrickx n, N. Sheikh n, L. Ye n, A. Bonilla* ...

author keywords: dynamic mechanical analysis; glass transition; mechanical stability; polymer semiconductors; thermomechanical relaxation
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: October 11, 2021

2021 journal article

Revealing the Side-Chain-Dependent Ordering Transition of Highly Crystalline Double-Cable Conjugated Polymers

Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

Contributors: G. Feng*, W. Tan*, S. Karuthedath*, C. Li*, X. Jiao*, A. Liu*, H. Venugopal*, Z. Tang* ...

author keywords: cryo-transmission electron microscopy; double-cable conjugated polymers; lamellar stacking; single-component organic solar cells
TL;DR: It is found that for double-cable polymers with short linkers, the PBIs tend to stack in a head-to-head fashion, resulting in large d-spacing along the lamellar stacking direction, and the different packing facilitated by longer linker groups is associated with improved exciton separation and charge transport. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 journal article

Sequential deposition enables high-performance nonfullerene organic solar cells

Materials Chemistry Frontiers.

Contributors: M. Li*, Q. Wang*, J. Liu*, Y. Geng* & L. Ye*

Source: ORCID
Added: May 18, 2021

2021 journal article

Stabilizing the microstructure for Y6-series nonfullerene solar cells

Chem, 7(11), 2853–2854.

By: Y. Zou* & L. Ye*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: November 29, 2021

2021 journal article

Ternary copolymers containing 3,4-dicyanothiophene for efficient organic solar cells with reduced energy loss

Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

By: Y. Zhang*, L. Pan*, Z. Peng*, W. Deng*, B. Zhang*, X. Yuan*, Z. Chen*, L. Ye* ...

Contributors: Y. Zhang*, L. Pan*, Z. Peng*, W. Deng*, B. Zhang*, X. Yuan*, Z. Chen*, L. Ye* ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: June 8, 2021

2021 journal article

The renaissance of polythiophene organic solar cells

Trends in Chemistry, 3(12), 1074–1087.

By: L. Ye*, H. Ke* & Y. Liu*

Contributors: L. Ye*, H. Ke* & Y. Liu*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 26, 2021

2021 journal article

Thermoplastic Elastomer Tunes Phase Structure and Promotes Stretchability of High-Efficiency Organic Solar Cells

Advanced Materials.

Contributors: Z. Peng*, K. Xian*, Y. Cui*, Q. Qi*, J. Liu*, Y. Xu*, Y. Chai*, C. Yang* ...

author keywords: film morphology; mechanical properties; nonfullerene small molecule acceptors; organic solar cells; thermoplastic elastomers
TL;DR: Incorporating thermoplastic elastomers is a widely applicable and cost-effective strategy to improve mechanical properties of nonfullerene OSCs and beyond. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2021 journal article

Tuning the molar mass of P3HT via direct arylation polycondensation yields optimal interaction and high efficiency in nonfullerene organic solar cells

Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: June 10, 2021

2021 article

Understanding, quantifying, and controlling the molecular ordering of semiconducting polymers: from novices to experts and amorphous to perfect crystals

Peng, Z., Ye, L., & Ade, H. (2021, December 1). MATERIALS HORIZONS, Vol. 9.

By: Z. Peng n, L. Ye n & H. Ade n

Contributors: Z. Peng n, L. Ye n & H. Ade n

TL;DR: The challenges to rationally design more perfect polymer crystals are outlined and a new molecular design approach is proposed that envisions conceptual molecular grafting that is akin to strained and unstrained hetero-epitaxy in classic (compound) semiconductors thin film growth. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: December 9, 2021

2020 journal article

2D covalent organic framework thin films via interfacial self-polycondensation of an A2B2 type monomer

Chemical Communications.

By: B. Zhang*, X. Song*, Y. Li*, Y. Li*, Z. Peng*, L. Ye*, L. Chen

TL;DR: An A2B2 type monomer was employed for the fabrication of continuous and highly crystalline 2D imine-linked covalent organic framework (COF) films with tunable thickness via interfacial self-polymerization that served as stable acidichromism sensors with rapid response, low detection limit and good repeatability. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 5, 2020

2020 journal article

3,4-Dicyanothiophene-a Versatile Building Block for Efficient Nonfullerene Polymer Solar Cells

ADVANCED ENERGY MATERIALS, 10(12).

By: B. Zhang*, Y. Yu*, J. Zhou*, Z. Wang*, H. Tang*, S. Xie*, Z. Xie*, L. Hu* ...

Contributors: B. Zhang*, Y. Yu*, J. Zhou*, Z. Wang*, H. Tang*, S. Xie*, Z. Xie*, L. Hu* ...

author keywords: 3; 4-dicyanothiophene; conjugated polymers; nonfullerene acceptors; polymer solar cells; wide-bandgap
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

A 3D nonfullerene electron acceptor with a 9,9 ' -bicarbazole backbone for high -efficiency organic solar cells

ORGANIC ELECTRONICS, 84.

Contributors: C. Jiang*, X. Huang*, B. Sun*, Y. Li*, M. Gao*, L. Ye n, H. Ade n, S. Forrest*, J. Fan*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 6, 2020

2020 journal article

A Narrow-Bandgap n-Type Polymer with an Acceptor-Acceptor Backbone Enabling Efficient All-Polymer Solar Cells

Advanced Materials.

Contributors: H. Sun*, H. Yu*, Y. Shi*, J. Yu*, Z. Peng*, X. Zhang*, B. Liu*, J. Wang* ...

author keywords: acceptor-acceptor polymers; all-polymer solar cells; narrow bandgap; nonradiative recombination loss; polymer acceptors
TL;DR: A new narrow-bandgap polymer acceptor L14 is synthesized by copolymerizing a dibrominated fused-ring electron acceptor (FREA) with distannylated bithiophene imide, which not only shows a narrow bandgap and high absorption coefficient, but also low-lying frontier molecular orbital (FMO) levels. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2020 journal article

Asymmetrically noncovalently fused-ring acceptor for high-efficiency organic solar cells with reduced voltage loss and excellent thermal stability

NANO ENERGY, 74.

By: Q. Guo*, J. Lin*, H. Liu*, X. Dong*, X. Guo*, L. Ye n, Z. Ma*, Z. Tang* ...

Contributors: Q. Guo*, J. Lin*, H. Liu*, X. Dong*, X. Guo*, L. Ye n, Z. Ma*, Z. Tang* ...

author keywords: Organic solar cells; Noncovalently fused rings; Narrow-bandgap acceptor; Energy loss; Thermal stability
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 27, 2020

2020 journal article

Correction: A multi-objective optimization-based layer-by-layer blade-coating approach for organic solar cells: rational control of vertical stratification for high performance

Energy & Environmental Science.

By: R. Sun*, J. Guo*, Q. Wu*, Z. Zhang*, W. Yang*, J. Guo*, M. Shi*, Y. Zhang* ...

Source: ORCID
Added: December 3, 2019

2020 journal article

Direct Arylation Polycondensation of Chlorinated Thiophene Derivatives to High-Mobility Conjugated Polymers

Macromolecules, 53(22), 10147–10154.

By: Y. Sui*, Y. Shi*, Y. Deng*, R. Li*, J. Bai*, Z. Wang*, Y. Dang*, Y. Han* ...

Contributors: Y. Sui*, Y. Shi*, Y. Deng*, R. Li*, J. Bai*, Z. Wang*, Y. Dang*, Y. Han* ...

Source: ORCID
Added: November 13, 2020

2020 journal article

Efficient As-Cast Polymer Solar Cells with High and Stabilized Fill Factor

Solar Rrl.

Contributors: J. Fang*, Q. Liu*, J. Zhang*, L. Ye*, J. Wu*, Z. Wei*, X. Guo*, M. Zhang*, Y. Li*

author keywords: as-cast polymer solar cells; miscibility; molecular ordering; nonfullerene acceptors; photostability
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2020 journal article

Efficient Organic Ternary Solar Cells Employing Narrow Band Gap Diketopyrrolopyrrole Polymers and Nonfullerene Acceptors

Chemistry of Materials, 32(17), 7309–7317.

Contributors: L. Pan*, T. Liu*, J. Wang*, L. Ye n, Z. Luo*, R. Ma*, S. Pang*, Y. Chen* ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 19, 2020

2020 journal article

Enhanced efficiency in nonfullerene organic solar cells by tuning molecular order and domain characteristics

Nano Energy, 77, 105310.

By: L. Ye n, Y. Xiong n, M. Zhang*, X. Guo*, H. Guan*, Y. Zou*, H. Ade n

Contributors: L. Ye n, Y. Xiong n, M. Zhang*, X. Guo*, H. Guan*, Y. Zou*, H. Ade n

author keywords: Molecular order; Nonfullerene acceptor; Bulk-heterojunction film; Solvent additive; Domain
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Source: ORCID
Added: August 27, 2020

2020 journal article

Impact of Molecular Weight on the Mechanical and Electrical Properties of a High-Mobility Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Based Conjugated Polymer

Macromolecules, 53(11), 4490–4500.

Source: ORCID
Added: May 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Miscibility-Controlled Phase Separation in Double-Cable Conjugated Polymers for Single-Component Organic Solar Cells with Efficiencies over 8 %

Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

Contributors: X. Jiang*, J. Yang*, S. Karuthedath*, J. Li*, W. Lai*, C. Li*, C. Xiao*, L. Ye* ...

author keywords: double-cable conjugated polymers; miscibility; naphthalene diimide; phase separation; single-component organic solar cells
TL;DR: This work designed two double-cable conjugated polymers with almost the identical conjugate backbones and electron-withdrawing side units, but the extra chlorine (Cl) atoms had different positions on the conjugation backbones, enabling better miscibility with the naphthalene diimide side units. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2020 journal article

Molecular Engineering and Morphology Control of Polythiophene:Nonfullerene Acceptor Blends for High‐Performance Solar Cells

Advanced Energy Materials, 10, 2002572.

By: Q. Wang*, Y. Qin*, M. Li*, L. Ye* & Y. Geng*

Contributors: Q. Wang*, Y. Qin*, M. Li*, L. Ye* & Y. Geng*

author keywords: molecular engineering; morphology control; nonfullerene; organic solar cells; polythiophene
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 16, 2020

2020 journal article

Molecular design of a non-fullerene acceptor enables a P3HT-based organic solar cell with 9.46% efficiency

Energy & Environmental Science.

Source: ORCID
Added: August 6, 2020

2020 journal article

Novel Bimodal Silver Nanowire Network as Top Electrodes for Reproducible and High‐Efficiency Semitransparent Organic Photovoltaics

Solar RRL, 4(10), 2000328.

Contributors: Y. Xiong n, R. Booth n, T. Kim n, L. Ye n, Y. Liu n, Q. Dong n, M. Zhang*, F. So n ...

author keywords: silver nanowires; aspect ratios; semitransparent organic solar cells; solution processing; top conductive electrodes
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: August 8, 2020

2020 journal article

Optimization Requirements of Efficient Polythiophene:Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells

JOULE, 4(6), 1278–1295.

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: July 13, 2020

2020 journal article

PBDB-T and its derivatives: A family of polymer donors enables over 17% efficiency in organic photovoltaics

Materials Today, 35, 115–130.

Contributors: Z. Zheng*, H. Yao*, L. Ye n, Y. Xu*, S. Zhang* & J. Hou*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: December 20, 2019

2020 journal article

Reduced Energy Loss in Non-Fullerene Organic Solar Cells with Isomeric Donor Polymers Containing Thiazole π-Spacers

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12(1), 753–762.

By: L. Zhang*, W. Deng*, B. Wu*, L. Ye n, X. Sun*, Z. Wang*, K. Gao*, H. Wu* ...

Contributors: L. Zhang*, W. Deng*, B. Wu*, L. Ye n, X. Sun*, Z. Wang*, K. Gao*, H. Wu* ...

author keywords: organic solar cells; energy loss; pi-spacer; thiazole; isomeric polymers
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that the introduction of thiazole π-spacer with different orientation is effective to reduce the energy losses of OSCs, which provided valuable inspirations for the development of new conjugated polymers to the efficiency breakthrough of O SCs in future. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: December 20, 2019

2020 journal article

Role of Secondary Thermal Relaxations in Conjugated Polymer Film Toughness

CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, 32(15), 6540–6549.

By: N. Balar n, S. Siddika n, S. Kashani n, Z. Peng n, J. Rech*, L. Ye*, W. You*, H. Ade, . Brendan T. O'Conner

Contributors: N. Balar n, S. Siddika n, S. Kashani n, Z. Peng n, J. Rech*, L. Ye*, W. You*, H. Ade, . Brendan T. O'Conner

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Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 14, 2020

2020 journal article

Significance of thermodynamic interaction parameters in guiding the optimization of polymer:nonfullerene solar cells

Chemical Communications.

By: M. Gao*, Z. Liang*, Y. Geng* & L. Ye*

Contributors: M. Gao*, Z. Liang*, Y. Geng* & L. Ye*

TL;DR: The recent advances in analysing the morphology formation of nonfullerene PSCs with an effective polymer thermodynamic quantity, i.e., Flory-Huggins interaction parameter χ are discussed and guidelines of high and low χ systems are summarized. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: September 25, 2020

2020 journal article

TCNQ as a volatilizable morphology modulator enables enhanced performance in non-fullerene organic solar cells

Journal of Materials Chemistry C.

Contributors: R. Yu*, H. Yao*, L. Hong*, M. Gao*, L. Ye* & J. Hou*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: December 5, 2019

2020 journal article

Tuning the Hybridization of Local Exciton and Charge‐Transfer States in Highly Efficient Organic Photovoltaic Cells

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 59(23), 9004–9010.

By: Y. Xu*, H. Yao*, L. Ma*, L. Hong*, J. Li*, Q. Liao*, Y. Zu*, J. Wang* ...

Contributors: Y. Xu*, H. Yao*, L. Ma*, L. Hong*, J. Li*, Q. Liao*, Y. Zu*, J. Wang* ...

author keywords: charge-transfer states; hybridization; intermolecular interactions; molecular electrostatic potential; non-radiative energy loss
TL;DR: Taking molecular surface electrostatic potential (ESP) as a quantitative parameter, the results reveal that increasing the ESP difference between donor and acceptor will enhance the intermolecular interaction. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 26, 2020

2020 journal article

Tuning the Hybridization of Local Exciton and Charge‐Transfer States in Highly Efficient Organic Photovoltaic Cells

Angewandte Chemie, 132(23), 9089–9095.

By: Y. Xu*, H. Yao*, L. Ma*, L. Hong*, J. Li*, Q. Liao*, Y. Zu*, J. Wang* ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 26, 2020

2019 journal article

A Printable Organic Cathode Interlayer Enables over 13% Efficiency for 1-cm(2) Organic Solar Cells

JOULE, 3(1), 227–239.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 18, 2019

2019 journal article

A multi-objective optimization-based layer-by-layer blade-coating approach for organic solar cells: rational control of vertical stratification for high performance

Energy & Environmental Science, 12(10), 3118–3132.

By: R. Sun*, J. Guo*, Q. Wu*, Z. Zhang*, W. Yang*, J. Guo*, M. Shi*, Y. Zhang* ...

Contributors: R. Sun*, J. Guo*, Q. Wu*, Z. Zhang*, W. Yang*, J. Guo*, M. Shi*, Y. Zhang* ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: September 5, 2019

2019 journal article

Alkyl Chain Tuning of Small Molecule Acceptors for Efficient Organic Solar Cells

JOULE, 3(12), 3020–3033.

By: K. Jiang*, Q. Wei*, J. Lai*, Z. Peng n, H. Kim*, J. Yuan*, L. Ye n, H. Ade, Y. Zou*, H. Yan*

Contributors: K. Jiang*, Q. Wei*, J. Lai*, Z. Peng n, H. Kim*, J. Yuan*, L. Ye n, H. Ade, Y. Zou*, H. Yan*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 6, 2020

2019 journal article

Black phosphorus nanoflakes as morphology modifier for efficient fullerene-free organic solar cells with high fill-factor and better morphological stability

NANO RESEARCH, 12(4), 777–783.

By: W. Yang*, L. Ye n, F. Yao*, C. Jin*, H. Ade n & H. Chen*

Contributors: W. Yang*, L. Ye n, F. Yao*, C. Jin*, H. Ade n & H. Chen*

author keywords: fullerene-free organic solar cells; black phosphorus nanoflakes; morphology tuning; device stability
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 15, 2019

2019 journal article

Conjugation-Curtailing of Benzodithionopyran-Cored Molecular Acceptor Enables Efficient Air-Processed Small Molecule Solar Cells

SMALL, 15(44).

By: H. Wu*, H. Fan*, W. Liu*, S. Chen*, C. Yang*, L. Ye n, H. Ade n, X. Zhu*

Contributors: H. Wu*, H. Fan*, W. Liu*, S. Chen*, C. Yang*, L. Ye n, H. Ade n, X. Zhu*

author keywords: air-processing; all-small-molecule solar cells; electron acceptors; power conversion efficiency
TL;DR: Detailed X-ray scattering investigations indicate that the B DT3TR-SF:NBDTP-M blend exhibits a blend morphology featuring fine interpenetrating networks with smaller domains and higher phase purity, which results in more efficient charge generation, more balanced charge transport, and less recombination compared to the low-performance BDT3 TR-SF; NBDTTP- M blend. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 30, 2019

2019 journal article

Efficient Thick-Film Polymer Solar Cells with Enhanced Fill Factors via Increased Fullerene Loading

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 11(11), 10794–10800.

By: C. Duan*, Z. Peng n, F. Colberts*, S. Pang*, L. Ye n, O. Awartani n, K. Hendriks, H. Ade ...

Contributors: C. Duan*, Z. Peng n, F. Colberts*, S. Pang*, L. Ye n, O. Awartani n, K. Hendriks, H. Ade, M. Wienk*, R. Janssen

author keywords: polymer solar cells; thick films; fill factor; fullerene loading
TL;DR: The results suggest enhanced electron mobility and suppressed bimolecular recombination upon increasing fullerene content in thick polymer:fullerene blend films, which are the result of larger fulleren aggregates and improved interconnectivity of the fullererene phases that provide continuous percolating pathways for electron transport in thick films. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 9, 2019

2019 journal article

Enhanced JSC of P3HT-based non-fullerene polymer solar cells by modulating aggregation effect of P3HT in solution state

Organic Electronics, 68, 15–21.

By: C. Yang*, N. Liang*, L. Ye n, H. Ade n, X. Yuan* & J. Hou*

author keywords: Polymer solar cells; Poly(3-hexylthiophene); Non-fullerene; Aggregation effect; Morphology; Short-circuit currents
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 12, 2019

2019 journal article

Highly Efficient, Stable, and Ductile Ternary Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells from a Two-Donor Polymer Blend

ADVANCED MATERIALS, 31(17).

author keywords: mechanical durability; nonhalogenated solvents; stability; ternary solar cells
TL;DR: The study indicates that improved stability and performance can be achieved in a synergistic way without significant embrittlement, which will accelerate the future development and application of nonfullerene OSCs. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 13, 2019

2019 journal article

Isomery-Dependent Miscibility Enables High-Performance All-Small-Molecule Solar Cells

SMALL, 15(1).

By: H. Wu*, H. Fan*, S. Xu*, L. Ye n, Y. Guo*, Y. Yi*, H. Ade n, X. Zhu*

Contributors: H. Wu*, H. Fan*, S. Xu*, L. Ye n, Y. Guo*, Y. Yi*, H. Ade n, X. Zhu*

author keywords: all-small-molecule solar cells; electron acceptors; isomers; miscibility; power conversion efficiency
TL;DR: The importance of modulating the materials miscibility by interfacial-tension-oriented molecular design, which provides a general guideline toward efficient NF-SMSCs, is revealed, which can be achieved by the "isomerization" design on molecular acceptors. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 21, 2019

2019 journal article

Modulation of Building Block Size in Conjugated Polymers with D–A Structure for Polymer Solar Cells

Macromolecules, 52(20), 7929–7938.

By: S. Zhang*, L. Ma*, L. Ye n, Y. Qin*, Y. Xu*, X. Liu*, Y. Wu*, W. Zhao* ...

Contributors: S. Zhang*, L. Ma*, L. Ye n, Y. Qin*, Y. Xu*, X. Liu*, Y. Wu*, W. Zhao* ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 12, 2019

2019 journal article

Multi-length scale morphology of nonfullerene all-small molecule blends and its relation to device function in organic solar cells

MATERIALS CHEMISTRY FRONTIERS, 3(1), 137–144.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 21, 2019

2019 journal article

Polymer Side-Chain Variation Induces Microstructural Disparity in Nonfullerene Solar Cells

Chemistry of Materials, 31(17), 6568–6577.

By: L. Ye n, W. Li*, X. Guo*, M. Zhang* & H. Ade n

Contributors: L. Ye n, W. Li*, X. Guo*, M. Zhang* & H. Ade n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 12, 2019

2019 journal article

Quenching to the Percolation Threshold in Organic Solar Cells

JOULE, 3(2), 443–458.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: March 18, 2019

2019 journal article

Rational Strategy to Stabilize an Unstable High-Efficiency Binary Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells with a Third Component

ADVANCED ENERGY MATERIALS, 9(20).

author keywords: miscibility; morphology stability; nonfullerene acceptors; organic solar cells; thermodynamics
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 17, 2019

2019 journal article

Reduced Nonradiative Energy Loss Caused by Aggregation of Nonfullerene Acceptor in Organic Solar Cells

ADVANCED ENERGY MATERIALS, 9(35).

By: Y. Qin*, S. Zhang*, Y. Xu*, L. Ye n, Y. Wu*, J. Kong*, B. Xu*, H. Yao* ...

Contributors: Y. Qin*, S. Zhang*, Y. Xu*, L. Ye n, Y. Wu*, J. Kong*, B. Xu*, H. Yao*, H. Ade n, J. Hou*

author keywords: aggregation; energy loss; nonfullerene acceptors; nonradiative recombination; organic solar cells
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 28, 2019

2019 journal article

Sequential Deposition of Organic Films with Eco-Compatible Solvents Improves Performance and Enables Over 12%-Efficiency Nonfullerene Solar Cells

ADVANCED MATERIALS, 31(17).

By: L. Ye n, Y. Xiong n, Z. Chen*, Q. Zhang*, Z. Fei*, R. Henry n, M. Heeney*, B. O’Connor n ...

author keywords: eco-friendly solvent; molecular order; nonfullerene acceptors; organic solar cells; sequential deposition
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 13, 2019

2019 journal article

Soft X-Ray Scattering Characterization of Polymer Semiconductors

CONJUGATED POLYMERS: PERSPECTIVE, THEORY, AND NEW MATERIALS, VOL 2, EDITION.

Contributors: L. Ye*, S. Stuard & H. Ade

Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2019 journal article

Soft X-Ray Scattering Characterization of Polymer Semiconductors

CONJUGATED POLYMERS: PROPERTIES, PROCESSING, AND APPLICATIONS, VOL 1, EDITION. https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/49456059/

Contributors: L. Ye, S. Stuard & H. Ade

Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2022

2019 journal article

The Importance of Entanglements in Optimizing the Mechanical and Electrical Performance of All-Polymer Solar Cells

Chemistry of Materials, 31(14), 5124–5132.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 12, 2019

2019 journal article

The crucial role of end group planarity for fused-ring electron acceptors in organic solar cells

Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 3(8), 1642–1652.

By: J. Rech*, N. Bauer*, D. Dirkes*, J. Kaplan*, Z. Peng n, H. Zhang*, L. Ye n, S. Liu* ...

Contributors: J. Rech*, N. Bauer*, D. Dirkes*, J. Kaplan*, Z. Peng n, H. Zhang*, L. Ye n, S. Liu* ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2019

2019 journal article

“Twisted” conjugated molecules as donor materials for efficient all-small-molecule organic solar cells processed with tetrahydrofuran

Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

By: X. Cheng*, M. Li*, Z. Guo*, J. Yu*, G. Lu*, L. Bu*, L. Ye n, H. Ade n, Y. Chen*, Y. Geng*

Contributors: X. Cheng*, M. Li*, Z. Guo*, J. Yu*, G. Lu*, L. Bu*, L. Ye n, H. Ade n, Y. Chen*, Y. Geng*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: October 1, 2019

2018 journal article

A High-Efficiency Organic Solar Cell Enabled by the Strong Intramolecular Electron Push-Pull Effect of the Nonfullerene Acceptor

ADVANCED MATERIALS, 30(16).

By: W. Li*, L. Ye n, S. Li*, H. Yao*, H. Ade n & J. Hou*

Contributors: W. Li*, L. Ye n, S. Li*, H. Yao*, H. Ade n & J. Hou*

author keywords: intramolecular electron push-pull effect; miscibility; nonfullerene acceptor; organic solar cell; vibrational relaxation
TL;DR: The strong push-pull effect decreases the vibrational relaxation, which makes IT-4F more promising than IT-M in reducing the energetic loss of organic solar cells and a power conversion efficiency of 13.7% is recorded in PBDB-TF:IT- 4F-based devices. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

A Wide Band Gap Polymer with a Deep Highest Occupied Molecular Orbital Level Enables 14.2% Efficiency in Polymer Solar Cells

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 140(23), 7159–7167.

TL;DR: A new benzodithiophene unit is developed and subtle side-chain modulation of the ester greatly influences the aggregation effects and molecular packing of polymer PDTB-EF-T, demonstrating the great potential of the DTBDT-EF unit for future organic photovoltaic applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

A polymer design strategy toward green solvent processed efficient non-fullerene polymer solar cells

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, 6(10), 4324–4330.

By: Y. Qin*, L. Ye n, S. Zhang*, J. Zhu*, B. Yang*, H. Ade n, J. Hou*

Contributors: Y. Qin*, L. Ye n, S. Zhang*, J. Zhu*, B. Yang*, H. Ade n, J. Hou*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories