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Organic-Inorganic solar cells: Recent developments and outlook

Adikaari, AADT, Dissanayake, DMNM and Silva, SRP (2010) Organic-Inorganic solar cells: Recent developments and outlook IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 16 (6). pp. 1595-1606.

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Solution-processed photovoltaic devices are an attractive alternative to costly inorganic semiconductor-based conventional photovoltaics. Solution-processable organic photovoltaic systems are affected by low carrier mobility, lifetime issues under ambient conditions, and limited optical absorption due to the high bandgaps of organic materials. Nanostructured inorganic materials promise to alleviate some of these drawbacks, by enabling the systems to perform better in a commercial perspective. This paper examines four key areas of hybrid organic-inorganic photovoltaic systems. These are metal oxide-organic, carbon nanotube-organic, semiconductor nanowire-organic, and semiconductor nanocrystal-organic systems, which are showing growing importance and potential in the literature. Recent advances in terms of device performance for these respective topics are reviewed, along with an outlook for each system.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Advanced Technology Institute > Nano-Electronics Centre
Authors :
Adikaari, AADT
Dissanayake, DMNM
Date : 22 February 2010
DOI : 10.1109/JSTQE.2010.2040464
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 30 Nov 2012 12:48
Last Modified : 16 Jan 2019 16:40

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