Enhance performance of organic solar cells based on an isoindigo-based copolymer by balancing absorption and miscibility of electron acceptor
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2011

Superior absorption of PC(71)BM in visible region to that of PC(61)BM makes PC(71)BM a predominant acceptor for most high efficient polymer solar cells (PSCs). However, we will demonstrate that power conversion efficiencies (PCEs) of PSCs based on poly[N,N'-bis(2-hexyldecyl)isoindigo-6, 6'-diyl-alt-thiophene-2,5-diyl] (PTI-1) with PC(61)BM as acceptor are 50% higher than their PC71BM counterparts under illumination of AM1.5G. AFM images reveal different topographies of the blends between PTI-1:PC(61)BM and PTI-1:PC(71)BM, which suggests that acceptor's miscibility plays a more important role than absorption. The photocurrent of 9.1 mA/cm(2) is among the highest value in PSCs with a driving force for exciton dissociation less than 0.2 eV.

solubility

polymer blends

polymer

photoconductivity

efficiency

blends

solar cells

Författare

Z. F. Ma

Linköpings universitet

Ergang Wang

Chalmers, Kemi- och bioteknik, Polymerteknologi

K. Vandewal

Linköpings universitet

Mats Andersson

Chalmers, Kemi- och bioteknik, Polymerteknologi

Fengling Zhang

Linköpings universitet

Applied Physics Letters

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

Vol. 99 143302

Ämneskategorier

Fysik

DOI

10.1063/1.3645622