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Title: p-Type semiconducting nickel oxide as an efficiency-enhancing anodal interfacial layer in bulk heterojunction solar cells

Abstract

The present invention, in one aspect, relates to a solar cell. In one embodiment, the solar cell includes an anode, a p-type semiconductor layer formed on the anode, and an active organic layer formed on the p-type semiconductor layer, where the active organic layer has an electron-donating organic material and an electron-accepting organic material.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1164344
Patent Number(s):
8895848
Application Number:
12/191,407
Assignee:
Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
C - CHEMISTRY C08 - ORGANIC MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS C08G - MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS OBTAINED OTHERWISE THAN BY REACTIONS ONLY INVOLVING UNSATURATED CARBON-TO-CARBON BONDS
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-06ER46320
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2008 Aug 14
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Irwin, Michael D., Buchholz, Donald B., Marks, Tobin J., and Chang, Robert P. H. p-Type semiconducting nickel oxide as an efficiency-enhancing anodal interfacial layer in bulk heterojunction solar cells. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Irwin, Michael D., Buchholz, Donald B., Marks, Tobin J., & Chang, Robert P. H. p-Type semiconducting nickel oxide as an efficiency-enhancing anodal interfacial layer in bulk heterojunction solar cells. United States.
Irwin, Michael D., Buchholz, Donald B., Marks, Tobin J., and Chang, Robert P. H. Tue . "p-Type semiconducting nickel oxide as an efficiency-enhancing anodal interfacial layer in bulk heterojunction solar cells". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1164344.
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