Coherent ultrafast charge transfer in an organic photovoltaic blend

Science 344, 1001 - 1005 (2014)

Coherent ultrafast charge transfer in an organic photovoltaic blend

Sarah Maria Falke,Carlo Andrea Rozzi,Daniele Brida,Margherita Maiuri,Michele Amato,Ephraim Sommer,Antonietta De Sio,Angel Rubio, Giulio Cerullo,Elisa Molinari,Christoph Lienau

Combining high-time resolution pump-probe spectroscopy and time-dependent density functional theory calculations, we show that coherent vibronic coupling is of key importance in triggering charge transfer in a technologically relevant organic photovoltaic blend.

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