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Meniscus coated high open-circuit voltage bi-layer solar cells
Author(s): Olga Malinkiewicz; Martijn Lenes; Hicham Brine; Henk J. Bolink
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Paper Abstract

Neat bi-layer solar cells of a fullerene acceptor and a cyanine dye donor were prepared using meniscus coating. Meniscus coating is very material efficient and leads to high quality pinhole-free films. The cells exhibit high open circuit voltages of 1 volt, only 0.8 eV below the band gap of the cyanine dye. This is one of the smallest differences reported for organic solar cells and illustrates an almost optimal donor-acceptor energy level alignment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 May 2012
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8435, Organic Photonics V, 84350B (10 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.923557
Show Author Affiliations
Olga Malinkiewicz, Univ. de Valencia (Spain)
Martijn Lenes, Univ. de Valencia (Spain)
Hicham Brine, Univ. de Valencia (Spain)
Henk J. Bolink, Univ. de Valencia (Spain)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8435:
Organic Photonics V
Barry P. Rand; Chihaya Adachi; Volker van Elsbergen, Editor(s)

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