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Organic LEDs and solar cells united

Organic donor–acceptor heterojunctions can show efficient electroluminescence and at the same time generate charges under photovoltaic operation.

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Fig. 1: Type-II organic heterojunctions used as solar cells and LEDs between an electron donor (D) and acceptor (A).


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Brütting, W. Organic LEDs and solar cells united. Nat. Mater. 18, 432–433 (2019).

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