Integration of amyloid nanowires in organic solar cells
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2008

Amyloid nanowires were incorporated in organic photovoltaic devices in order to enhance the transport properties. Amyloid fibrils act as a template for donor-acceptor materials. The current-voltage characteristics under illumination and in the dark display a maximum for the fill factor and the space charge limit current, respectively, at an amyloid nanowire-donor-acceptor mass ratio of 0.014:1:1, associated to a better charge transport in the donor-acceptor domains. The absorption experiments display a redshift associated to a more planar polymer backbone with increasing concentration of amyloid fibrils. Amyloid nanowires present a significant effect on the donor-acceptor materials organization. © 2008 American Institute of Physics.


Sophie Barrau

Linköpings universitet

Fengling Zhang

Linköpings universitet

A. Herland

Linköpings universitet

Wendimagegn Mammo

Chalmers, Kemi- och bioteknik, Polymerteknologi

Mats Andersson

Chalmers, Kemi- och bioteknik, Polymerteknologi

Olle Inganäs

Linköpings universitet

Applied Physics Letters

0003-6951 (ISSN) 1077-3118 (eISSN)

Vol. 93 2 023307 (no.)- 023307





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