Professor Moritz Riede, Oxford Physics

Flexible Solar Power
When Apr 27, 2015
from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Where LR8, IEB Building, Engineering Science
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Contact Phone 01865-273925
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Organic solar cells (OSC) have attracted increasing attention in recent years from science and industry. Although OSC have lower power conversion efficiencies than most of their inorganic counterparts, they can have cost advantages, due to low material consumption, simple processing methods as well as the possibility for flexible and light-weight devices. One very promising approach for OSC is based on the thermal evaporation of small molecules in vacuum to create an organic stack in the p-i-n concept, i.e. using molecular p- and n-doping. The result is a very versatile platform both for investigation of fundamental processes and device optimisation. The current state of the art as well as an outlook towards commercialisation will be presented.