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Title: Stability of inverted organic solar cells with ZnO contact layers deposited from precursor solutions

Abstract

Interstitial zinc defects in solution-processed ZnO can be mitigated by using a diethylzinc precursor instead of zinc acetate, or by modifying the ZnO surface with a phosphonic acid, resulting in improved organic solar cell stability.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [3];  [4];  [1];  [4];  [3];  [1];  [2];  [1]
  1. Chemistry & Nanoscience Center; National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Golden; USA
  2. Department of Electrical Engineering; Princeton University; Princeton; USA
  3. School of Mechanical Engineering; Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta; USA
  4. School of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics; Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta; USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Center for Interface Science: Solar Electric Materials (CISSEM)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1384702
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0001084
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Energy & Environmental Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 8; Journal Issue: 2; Related Information: CISSEM partners with the University of Arizona (lead); Georgia Institute of Technology; National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Princeton University; University of Washington; Journal ID: ISSN 1754-5692
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
solar (photovoltaic), electrodes - solar, charge transport, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (self-assembly), synthesis (scalable processing)

Citation Formats

MacLeod, Bradley A., Tremolet de Villers, Bertrand J., Schulz, Philip, Ndione, Paul F., Kim, Hyungchul, Giordano, Anthony J., Zhu, Kai, Marder, Seth R., Graham, Samuel, Berry, Joseph J., Kahn, Antoine, and Olson, Dana C. Stability of inverted organic solar cells with ZnO contact layers deposited from precursor solutions. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1039/c4ee02488e.
MacLeod, Bradley A., Tremolet de Villers, Bertrand J., Schulz, Philip, Ndione, Paul F., Kim, Hyungchul, Giordano, Anthony J., Zhu, Kai, Marder, Seth R., Graham, Samuel, Berry, Joseph J., Kahn, Antoine, & Olson, Dana C. Stability of inverted organic solar cells with ZnO contact layers deposited from precursor solutions. United States. doi:10.1039/c4ee02488e.
MacLeod, Bradley A., Tremolet de Villers, Bertrand J., Schulz, Philip, Ndione, Paul F., Kim, Hyungchul, Giordano, Anthony J., Zhu, Kai, Marder, Seth R., Graham, Samuel, Berry, Joseph J., Kahn, Antoine, and Olson, Dana C. Thu . "Stability of inverted organic solar cells with ZnO contact layers deposited from precursor solutions". United States. doi:10.1039/c4ee02488e.
@article{osti_1384702,
title = {Stability of inverted organic solar cells with ZnO contact layers deposited from precursor solutions},
author = {MacLeod, Bradley A. and Tremolet de Villers, Bertrand J. and Schulz, Philip and Ndione, Paul F. and Kim, Hyungchul and Giordano, Anthony J. and Zhu, Kai and Marder, Seth R. and Graham, Samuel and Berry, Joseph J. and Kahn, Antoine and Olson, Dana C.},
abstractNote = {Interstitial zinc defects in solution-processed ZnO can be mitigated by using a diethylzinc precursor instead of zinc acetate, or by modifying the ZnO surface with a phosphonic acid, resulting in improved organic solar cell stability.},
doi = {10.1039/c4ee02488e},
journal = {Energy & Environmental Science},
issn = {1754-5692},
number = 2,
volume = 8,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {1}
}

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