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Effect of temperature and magnetic field on the photocurrent response of biomolecular bulk-hetero junction
Author(s): Hiroyuki Tajima; Yusuke Sekiguchi; Masaki Matsuda
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Paper Abstract

The photocurrent responses were investigated for the biomolecular bulk-hetero junction of chlorophyll α (Chl-α) and 1-(3-methoxycarbonyl)-propyl-1-phenyl-1-phenyl-(6,6)C61 (PCBM) in the temperature range between 300 K and 1.5 K under the magnetic field up to 8 T. The chopped-light photocurrent decreases on lowering the temperature. Below 10 K, photocurrent decrease was observed under the applied magnetic field. Decay of the photocurrent observed at 10 K was ascribed to the formation of the charged trap under light irradiation. The magnetic field effect (MFE) observed in this device was found to be very similar to that observed in P3HT:PCBM bulk-hetero junction at low temperatures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 February 2012
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8333, Photonics and Optoelectronics Meetings (POEM) 2011: Optoelectronic Devices and Integration, 833319 (22 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.918704
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Hiroyuki Tajima, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Yusuke Sekiguchi, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Masaki Matsuda, Kumamoto Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8333:
Photonics and Optoelectronics Meetings (POEM) 2011: Optoelectronic Devices and Integration

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