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  • Luis Echegoyen
  • Danisha Rivera-Nazario

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Project TitlePhotoswitchable Fullerene-Based Materials
Track Code2011-014
Short Description

The University of Texas at El Paso seeks a partner for licensing photo-switchable fullerene-based materials to be used as interfacial layers in organic photovoltaic devices.

Abstract

This invention focuses on a fullerene-based layer for use between the anode and cathode layers of an organic photovoltaic device. This fullerene-based layer acts to reject electron conductance to the electrode, which increases charge extraction from the photo-active layer.

 
TagsIFL, OPV, organic photovoltaic, dyad, efficient diode function, electron-donating substituent, fullerene, fullerene based, fullerene based dyad, fullerene based triad, fullerene-based, fullerene-based dyad, fullerene-based triad, interfacial layer, irradiation, organic photovoltaic device, organic photovoltaic pole device, photo switching, photo-switching, photovoltaic device, phthalocyanine, polarized interfacial IFL, polarized interfacial layer, porphyrin, triad
 
Posted DateNov 3, 2016 4:51 PM

Researcher

Name
Michael Irwin
Luis Echegoyen
Danisha Rivera-Nazario

Manager

Name
Melissa Silverstein

Advantages

  • Higher efficiency
  • Cheaper manufacturing

Potential Applications

  • Electronics
  • Power generation
  • Alternative energy

Contact Information

For more information, please contact UTEP's Office of Technology Commercialization at techtransfer@utep.edu or 915-747-8030

Files

File Name Description
2011-014 One Pager None Download

Intellectual Property

Patent Number Issue Date Type Country of Filing
None None Other Patent None