Fibers and Polymers

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 217–222 | Cite as

The fabrication and characterization of the photovoltaic cells composed of polydiacetylene and fullerene

  • Jeong Ho Song
  • Tae Jo Kang
  • Young Don Cho
  • Sun Hyoung Lee
  • Jeong Soo Kim


Propargyl alcohol was coupled to 2,4-hexadiyne-1,6-diol (HDD) and crystallized in the process of ultraviolet irradiation-induced topochemical polymerization. The HDD polymer crystals were used as one component in the fabrication of organic photovoltaic cells, in combination with fullerene as the electron acceptor. The various structures of the produced photovoltaic cells included bilayer, trilayer, and bulk heterojunction structures. Their photovoltaic properties were analyzed in relation to crystal structure, electrochemical properties, and band structure of the HDD polydiacetylene polymers.


Polydiacetylene Topochemical polymerization Photovoltaics Bulk heterojunction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeong Ho Song
    • 1
  • Tae Jo Kang
    • 1
  • Young Don Cho
    • 1
  • Sun Hyoung Lee
    • 1
  • Jeong Soo Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Polymer and Biomaterials EngineeringChungnam National UniversityDaejonKorea

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