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HYDROPHILIC CONJUGATED POLYMERS, AND METHODS OF PREPARATION AND USE THEREOF

United States Patent Application

20170263385
A1
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The invention provides novel hydrophilic conjugated polymers, e.g., hydrophilic poly(arylene vinylenes) or PAVs, and preparation thereof, and methods and devices for their application in photovoltaics, and the resulting improved solar cells.
Emrick, Todd (South Deerfield, MA), Page, Zachariah A. (Sunderland, MA), Liu, Yao (Amherst, MA), Russell, Thomas P. (Amherst, MA)
15/ 457,971
March 13, 2017
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY FUNDED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with government support under Grant/Contract No. NSF-CHE 1152360 from the National Science Foundation, Grant/Contract No. DMR-0820506 from the NSF-funded MRSEC, Grant/Contract No. DE-SC0001087 from the U.S. Department of Energy, and ONR N00014-15-1-2244 from the Office of Naval Research. The government has certain rights in the invention.