Optimisation of the fabrication conditions of the PEDOT:PSS layer in organic solar cells based on P3HT:PCBM Online publication date: Sat, 28-Feb-2015
by Omayma A. Ghazy; Mervat M. Ibrahim; Faten I. Abou Elfadl; Hany M. Hosni; Eman M. Shehata; Noha M. Deghiedy; Mohamed R. Balboul
International Journal of Nanoparticles (IJNP), Vol. 7, No. 3/4, 2014
Abstract: This study aimed at studying the effect of the quality and thickness of PEDOT:PSS buffer layer that used in organic solar cells, on the performance of the cell. The effect of diluting the PEDOT:PSS dispersion with methanol on the morphology and thickness of the thin layer was studied using SEM and AFM. The results showed the dilution with 1:2. The effect of the buffer layer thickness on the performance of the solar cells based on P3HT:PCBM was studied using AFM and I-V measurements. It was found that a layer of thickness 40 nm is optimum for the best performance.
Online publication date: Sat, 28-Feb-2015
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