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Fabrication and characterization of heterojunction solar cells of hexadecafluorophthalocyanine/metal phthalocyanine
Author(s): Atsushi Suzuki; Atsushi Mizuno; Takeo Oku; Tsuyoshi Akiyama; Yasuhiro Yamasaki
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Paper Abstract

Fluorophthlocyanine thin films were used as n-type semiconductor in organic solar cell. Heterojunction solar cells of cupper hexadecafluorophthalocyanine (F16CuPc) / copper phthalocyanine (CuPc) and F16CuPc / zinc phthalocyanine (ZnPc) deposited with PEDOT-PSS on ITO as electrode were fabricated and characterized. Comparison between CuPc and ZnPc as p-type semiconductor on photovoltaic performance was studied. Light-induced charge separation and charge transfer was investigated by current density and optical absorption. Internal microstructure in active layer was measured by transmission electron microscopy, X-ray and electron diffractions. The F16CuPc thin film in the deposited active layer worked for electron-accepting layer as n-type semiconductor. The photovoltaic performance was original in charge transfer from CuPc to F16CuPc in active layer.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 April 2012
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8409, Third International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering, 84092F (13 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.921210
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Atsushi Suzuki, The Univ. of Shiga Prefecture (Japan)
Atsushi Mizuno, The Univ. of Shiga Prefecture (Japan)
Takeo Oku, The Univ. of Shiga Prefecture (Japan)
Tsuyoshi Akiyama, The Univ. of Shiga Prefecture (Japan)
Yasuhiro Yamasaki, Orient Chemical Industries Co., Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8409:
Third International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering
Jinsong Leng; Yoseph Bar-Cohen; In Lee; Jian Lu, Editor(s)

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