Designs and architectures for the next generation of organic solar cells
Liao, K. S., Yambem, S. D., Haldar, A., Alley, N. J., & Curran, S. A. (2010) Designs and architectures for the next generation of organic solar cells. Energies, 3(6), pp. 1212-1250.
Organic solar cells show great promise as an economically and environmentally friendly technology to utilize solar energy because of their simple fabrication processes and minimal material usage. However, new innovations and breakthroughs are needed for organic solar cell technology to become competitive in the future. This article reviews research efforts and accomplishments focusing on three issues: power conversion efficiency, device stability and processability for mass production, followed by an outlook for optimizing OSC performance through device engineering and new architecture designs to realize next generation organic solar cells.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Large-area solar cells, Organic solar cells, Photovoltaics, Power conversion efficiency, Semiconducting conjugated polymers, Solar cell degradation and stability, Solar cell designs, Solar energy, Organic solar cell, Power conversion efficiencies, Solar cell degradation, Solar cell design, Carrier mobility, Cells, Conjugated polymers, Conversion efficiency, Cytology, Degradation, Design, Innovation, Organic polymers, Photovoltaic effects, Semiconducting polymers, Solar radiation, Solar cells|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||© 2010 by the authors.|
|Deposited On:||20 Aug 2015 04:46|
|Last Modified:||21 Aug 2015 02:48|
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