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Title: Nanostructuring on zinc phthalocyanine thin films for single-junction organic solar cells

Abstract

Vertically aligned and random oriented crystalline molecular nanorods of organic semiconducting Zinc Phthalocyanine (ZnPc) have been grown on ITO coated glass substrate using solvent volatilization method. Interesting changes in surface morphology were observed under different solvent treatment. Vertically aligned nanorods of ZnPc thin film were observed in the films treated with acetone, where as the random oriented nanorods were observed in the films treated with chloroform. The X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), atomic force microscopy (AFM) have been used for characterization of nanostructures. The optical properties of the nanorods have been investigated by UV-Vis. absorption spectroscopy.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Department of Physics, University of Allahabad, Allahabad-211 002 (India)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22608708
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
AIP Conference Proceedings
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 1731; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: DAE solid state physics symposium 2015, Uttar Pradesh (India), 21-25 Dec 2015; Other Information: (c) 2016 Author(s); Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0094-243X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; ABSORPTION SPECTROSCOPY; ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY; ELECTRIC CONTACTS; GLASS; INDIUM OXIDES; NANOSTRUCTURES; OPTICAL PROPERTIES; ORGANIC SOLAR CELLS; PHTHALOCYANINES; RANDOMNESS; SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY; SEMICONDUCTOR JUNCTIONS; SOLVENTS; SUBSTRATES; SURFACES; THIN FILMS; TIN OXIDES; X-RAY DIFFRACTION; ZINC COMPLEXES

Citation Formats

Chaudhary, Dhirendra K., and Kumar, Lokendra, E-mail: lokendrakr@allduniv.ac.in. Nanostructuring on zinc phthalocyanine thin films for single-junction organic solar cells. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4947936.
Chaudhary, Dhirendra K., & Kumar, Lokendra, E-mail: lokendrakr@allduniv.ac.in. Nanostructuring on zinc phthalocyanine thin films for single-junction organic solar cells. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4947936.
Chaudhary, Dhirendra K., and Kumar, Lokendra, E-mail: lokendrakr@allduniv.ac.in. Mon . "Nanostructuring on zinc phthalocyanine thin films for single-junction organic solar cells". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4947936.
@article{osti_22608708,
title = {Nanostructuring on zinc phthalocyanine thin films for single-junction organic solar cells},
author = {Chaudhary, Dhirendra K. and Kumar, Lokendra, E-mail: lokendrakr@allduniv.ac.in},
abstractNote = {Vertically aligned and random oriented crystalline molecular nanorods of organic semiconducting Zinc Phthalocyanine (ZnPc) have been grown on ITO coated glass substrate using solvent volatilization method. Interesting changes in surface morphology were observed under different solvent treatment. Vertically aligned nanorods of ZnPc thin film were observed in the films treated with acetone, where as the random oriented nanorods were observed in the films treated with chloroform. The X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), atomic force microscopy (AFM) have been used for characterization of nanostructures. The optical properties of the nanorods have been investigated by UV-Vis. absorption spectroscopy.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4947936},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
issn = {0094-243X},
number = 1,
volume = 1731,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {5}
}