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Title: High efficiency multi-junction small-molecule photovoltaic devices

Abstract

High efficiency multi-junction small-molecule organic photovoltaic devices and methods of fabricating the same are disclosed herein. Design considerations for improving spectral coverage and light-harvesting efficiency using the multi-junction devices are also disclosed.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1859951
Patent Number(s):
11145834
Application Number:
15/111,249
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01G - CAPACITORS
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0005310; SC0000957
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 01/15/2015
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Forrest, Stephen R., Che, Xiaozhou, and Xiao, Xin. High efficiency multi-junction small-molecule photovoltaic devices. United States: N. p., 2021. Web.
Forrest, Stephen R., Che, Xiaozhou, & Xiao, Xin. High efficiency multi-junction small-molecule photovoltaic devices. United States.
Forrest, Stephen R., Che, Xiaozhou, and Xiao, Xin. Tue . "High efficiency multi-junction small-molecule photovoltaic devices". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1859951.
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