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Journal of Photonics for Energy • Open Access

Numerical analysis of exciton dynamics in organic light-emitting devices and solar cells
Author(s): Daniele Rezzonico; Benjamin Perucco; Evelyne Knapp; Roger Haeusermann; Nils A. Reinke; Felix Müller; Beat Ruhstaller

Paper Abstract

We demonstrate the importance of a comprehensive modeling of the dynamics of excited states in organic optoelectronics devices. Our numerical analysis demonstrates that exciton distributions extracted from spectral emission measurements of OLEDs are equivalent to those obtained by solving charge and exciton transport equations when the position-dependent coupling to optical modes is taken into account. The transport simulations are based on the extended Gaussian disorder model for organic semiconductors. Further, we show that the same numerical modeling framework can be used to accurately simulate bulk-heterojunction organic solar cells with dissociation of charge-transfer excitons. The simulations are compared to experimental data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 2011
PDF: 12 pages
J. Photon. Energy. 1(1) 011005 doi: 10.1117/1.3528045
Published in: Journal of Photonics for Energy Volume 1, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
Daniele Rezzonico, Fluxim AG (Switzerland)
Benjamin Perucco, Fluxim AG (Switzerland)
Evelyne Knapp, Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften (Switzerland)
Roger Haeusermann, Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften (Switzerland)
Nils A. Reinke, Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften (Switzerland)
Felix Müller, Fluxim AG (Switzerland)
Beat Ruhstaller, Fluxim AG (Switzerland)


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