Combining phosphonic acid-functionalized anchoring ligands with asymmetric ancillary ligands in bis(diimine)copper(i) dyes for dye-sensitized solar cells

Annika Büttner, Sven Y. Brauchli, Raphael Vogt, Edwin C. Constable, Catherine E. Housecroft
2016 RSC Advances  
A 6,6′-dimethyl substitution pattern in Lanchor in [Cu(Lanchor)(Lancillary)]+ dyes in DSCs is superior to two phenyl groups, even when steric crowding is alleviated by using asymmetric Lancillary.
doi:10.1039/c5ra25447g fatcat:umivmnrntvdtrlxsaarwmekedq