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(Rapped to the beats of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air)

 

Now, this is a story all about how
My exciton got split, charges up and down
And I'd like to take a femtosecond
Just sit right there
I'll tell you how I became a Free Charge at AN-SER
--
In organic semiconductors born and raised
Percolation paths was where I spent most of my days
Chillin’ out maxin’ relaxin’ to the bath
Trying to figure out which one was the right path
When a couple of traps, they were causin’ a fuss
Started making trouble in my capture radius
I recombined in one event and my photon got a fright
It said ‘you’re movin’ to a town called the perovskite’
--
I could say that this path wwhistled for a path and when I came near
My DFT said band, and there were no traps to need fear
If anything as rare
But I thought ‘Nah, forget it’ – ‘Yo, home like k-squared!’
--
I pulled up to the electrode in about 10-6
And I yelled to the band “yo home what a trick!”
I looked at my leads
I was finally there
To do useable work, the Free Charge of AN-SER

About the Image: 

Plots are graphical representations of a 64-molecule perylenediimide charge transport network as a function of time. Background image is a molecular dynamics snapshot of that network.

Authors: 
Nicholas Jackson
Eric Manley

EFRC: Argonne-Northwestern Solar Energy Research Center