Year 2020, Volume 24 , Issue 1, Pages 257 - 264 2020-02-01

Influence of Top Layer Composition on the Photovoltaic Parameters of P3HT:PCBM Organic Solar Cells

Muhammet Erkan KÖSE [1]


Spin and spray deposition techniques have been used sequentially to examine the effect of the composition of top blend layer on the photovoltaic properties of organic solar cells using well-known poly(3-hexylthiophene):[6,6]-Phenyl C61 butyric acid methyl ester (P3HT:PCBM) blend. Devices were prepared by spraying an extra layer of P3HT or PCBM (~15 nm) onto spin coated (1:1) blend film. P3HT-rich top phase slightly perturbs photovoltaic activity whereas PCBM-rich top phase drastically changes the power conversion efficiencies with a marked decrease in fill factors. Carrier mobilities were only marginally affected by the presence of spray coated top layers. However, series resistance of top phase P3HT-rich blends remained the same with respect to spin coated sample whereas top phase PCBM-rich blends exhibit relatively higher series resistances for both annealed and non-annealed samples. Based on the presented results, one might speculate that electron injection to cathode with P3HT is almost as efficient as with PCBM for active layers utilizing P3HT:PCBM blend.
organic photovoltaics, morphology, spray coating, P3HT, PCBM
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering, Chemical
Published Date February 2020
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-3153-7436
Author: Muhammet Erkan KÖSE (Primary Author)
Institution: Kocaeli University
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : April 4, 2019
Acceptance Date : December 27, 2019
Publication Date : February 1, 2020

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APA KÖSE, M . (2020). Influence of Top Layer Composition on the Photovoltaic Parameters of P3HT:PCBM Organic Solar Cells. Sakarya University Journal of Science , 24 (1) , 257-264 . DOI: 10.16984/saufenbilder.549216
MLA KÖSE, M . "Influence of Top Layer Composition on the Photovoltaic Parameters of P3HT:PCBM Organic Solar Cells". Sakarya University Journal of Science 24 (2020 ): 257-264 <http://www.saujs.sakarya.edu.tr/en/issue/49430/549216>
Chicago KÖSE, M . "Influence of Top Layer Composition on the Photovoltaic Parameters of P3HT:PCBM Organic Solar Cells". Sakarya University Journal of Science 24 (2020 ): 257-264
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ISNAD KÖSE, Muhammet Erkan . "Influence of Top Layer Composition on the Photovoltaic Parameters of P3HT:PCBM Organic Solar Cells". Sakarya University Journal of Science 24 / 1 (February 2020): 257-264 . https://doi.org/10.16984/saufenbilder.549216
AMA KÖSE M . Influence of Top Layer Composition on the Photovoltaic Parameters of P3HT:PCBM Organic Solar Cells. SAUJS. 2020; 24(1): 257-264.
Vancouver KÖSE M . Influence of Top Layer Composition on the Photovoltaic Parameters of P3HT:PCBM Organic Solar Cells. Sakarya University Journal of Science. 2020; 24(1): 264-257.