TITLE

Semitransparent inverted polymer solar cells with MoO3/Ag/MoO3 as transparent electrode

AUTHOR(S)
Chen Tao; Guohua Xie; Caixia Liu; Xindong Zhang; Wei Dong; Fanxu Meng; Xiangzi Kong; Liang Shen; Shengping Ruan; Weiyou Chen
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;8/3/2009, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p053303
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Semitransparent inverted polymer solar cells were developed using thermally evaporable MoO3/Ag/MoO3 as transparent anode. The ultrathin inner MoO3 layer was introduced as a buffer layer to improve hole collection, while the outer MoO3 layer served as a light coupling layer to enhance optical transmittance of the device. The dependence of the device performances on the thickness of the outer MoO3 layer was investigated. The results showed that the addition of the outer MoO3 layer improves the transmittance of the anode compared to MoO3/Ag anode and the performances of the semitransparent devices with the outer MoO3 layer are improved due to the reduced series resistance.
ACCESSION #
43594054

 

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