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Water-soluble multiwall-carbon-nanotube-polythiophene composite for bilayer photovoltaics

Miller, AJ, Hatton, RA and Silva, SRP (2006) Water-soluble multiwall-carbon-nanotube-polythiophene composite for bilayer photovoltaics APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 89 (12). ? - ?. ISSN 0003-6951

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Abstract

A water-soluble acid oxidized multiwall carbon nanotube (o-MWCNTs)-polythiophene composite for bilayer photovoltaics is reported. Discrete heterojunction photovoltaic cells utilizing this nanocomposite material as the donor layer exhibit a similar to 20% increase in fill factor and commensurate increase in power conversion efficiency as compared to cells without o-MWCNTs. Crucially o-MWCNTs are incorporated into the cell structure using an environmentally compatible solvent without complicating the process of device fabrication.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Science & Technology, Physical Sciences, Physics, Applied, Physics
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Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Advanced Technology Institute > Nano-Electronics Centre
Depositing User: Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited: 27 May 2010 14:06
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 18:26
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/125

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