Conjugated polymer-based organic solar cells.

  title={Conjugated polymer-based organic solar cells.},
  author={Serap G{\"u}neş and Helmut Neugebauer and Niyazi Serdar Sariciftci},
  journal={Chemical reviews},
  volume={107 4},
The need to develop inexpensive renewable energy sources stimulates scientific research for efficient, low-cost photovoltaic devices.1 The organic, polymer-based photovoltaic elements have introduced at least the potential of obtaining cheap and easy methods to produce energy from light.2 The possibility of chemically manipulating the material properties of polymers (plastics) combined with a variety of easy and cheap processing techniques has made polymer-based materials present in almost… 
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