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Charge-carrier-mobility-dependent-open-circuit-voltage-in-organic-and-hybrid-solar-cells

Ompong, David and Singh, Jai (2016). Charge-carrier-mobility-dependent-open-circuit-voltage-in-organic-and-hybrid-solar-cells. Frontiers in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology,2(1):43-47.

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Title Charge-carrier-mobility-dependent-open-circuit-voltage-in-organic-and-hybrid-solar-cells
Author Ompong, David
Singh, Jai
Journal Name Frontiers in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Publication Date 2016
Volume Number 2
Issue Number 1
eISSN 2397-6527
Start Page 43
End Page 47
Total Pages 5
Place of Publication United Kingdom
Publisher Open Access Text
Language English
Field of Research 0204 - Condensed Matter Physics
Abstract A better understanding of the open-circuit voltage () related losses in organic solar cells (OSCs) is desirable in order to assess their photovoltaic performance. We have derived as a function of charge carrier mobilities (and) for organic and hybrid solar cells by optimizing the drift-diffusion current density. The thus obtained depends on the energy difference between the highest occupied molecular orbital (HOMO) level and the quasi-Fermi level of holes of the donor material and on the ratio of the electron () and hole () mobilities in the blend. It is found that the increases with the increase of the mobility ratio. The most loss in is contributed by the energetics of the donor and acceptor materials.
Keywords Charge carrier mobility
Donor-acceptor
Open-circuit voltage
Organic solar cells
Quasi-Fermi levels
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.15761/FNN.1000108   (check subscription with CDU E-Gateway service for CDU Staff and Students  check subscription with CDU E-Gateway in new window)
 
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Created: Mon, 07 Nov 2016, 18:56:42 CST by David Ompong