Bulk photovoltaic effect in an organi c polar crystal

R.K. Vijayaraghavan, S.C.J. Meskers, M. Abdul Rahim, S. Das

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Organic polar crystals from the donor–acceptor substituted 1,4-diphenybutadiene 1 can generate a short-circuit photocurrent and a photovoltage upon illumination with near UV light. The photocurrent and photovoltage are attributed to a bulk photovoltaic effect. The bulk photovoltaic effect has been known for inorganic polar crystals for decades and can now also be demonstrated for organic polar crystals.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6530-6533
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications, ChemComm
Issue number49
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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