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Transient Microwave Conductivity studies of Poly (3-alkyl thiophene)s and blends with PCBM

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Using flash photolysis, transient microwave conductivity we report some preliminary results on two polythiophene derivatives and compare the results with the ubiquitous poly(3-hexylthiophene). The data provide an insight into the efficiency of exciton dissociation into free charge carriers; a result that is of importance to bulk heterojunction, photovoltaic solar cells that are a construct of a blend of polymers of this type with the soluble fullerene, [6,6]-phenyl-C61-butyric acid methyl ester, (PCBM).

© 2010 Optical Society of America

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