Multipurpose selenophene containing conjugated polymers for optoelectronic applications

ONK, Ipek
Toppare, Levent Kamil
Çırpan, Ali
In this study, two new conjugated polymers were synthesized including benzotriazole (BTz) as the acceptor unit and selenophene as the bridge donor segment. These acceptors were coupled with fluorene and carbazole via Suzuki condensation reactions. Electrochemical band gaps were calculated as 2.45 eV for P1 and 2.40 eV for P2. Electrochemical and optical studies of polymers indicate that both polymers are promising candidates for organic solar cell (OSC) and polymer organic light emitting diode (PLED) applications since they have suitable HOMO-LUMO energy levels and appropriate absorption and emission band ranges. Light emitting properties of synthesized polymers were investigated and the highest luminance value was found as 6608 cd/m(2) for P1 at 8V. Photovoltaic properties of polymers were investigated and the optimized device based on P2 showed 1.75% power conversion efficiency for P2 under AM 1.5 G illumination at 100 mW/cm(2).
Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry


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I. ONK, G. HIZALAN, Ş. C. CEVHER, S. O. HACIOGLU, L. K. Toppare, and A. Çırpan, “Multipurpose selenophene containing conjugated polymers for optoelectronic applications,” Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry, pp. 133–139, 2017, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: