Chapter 10. Charge Transport and Recombination in Donor–Acceptor Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells

  1. Jef Poortmans and
  2. Vladimir Arkhipov
  1. A. J. Mozer and
  2. N. S. Sariciftci

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470091282.ch10

Thin Film Solar Cells: Fabrication, Characterization and Applications

Thin Film Solar Cells: Fabrication, Characterization and Applications

How to Cite

Mozer, A. J. and Sariciftci, N. S. (2006) Charge Transport and Recombination in Donor–Acceptor Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells, in Thin Film Solar Cells: Fabrication, Characterization and Applications (eds J. Poortmans and V. Arkhipov), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470091282.ch10

Editor Information

  1. IMEC, Leuven, Belgium

Author Information

  1. Linz Institute for Organic Solar Cells (LIOS), Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
  2. Published Print: 8 SEP 2006

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Materials for Electronic and Optoelectronic Applications

Book Series Editors:

  1. Dr Peter Capper3,
  2. Professor Safa Kasap4 and
  3. Professor Arthur Willoughby5

Series Editor Information

  1. 3

    SELEX Sensors and Airborne Systems Infrared Ltd, Southampton, UK

  2. 4

    University of Saskatchewan, Canada

  3. 5

    University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470091265

Online ISBN: 9780470091289

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Keywords:

  • bulk heterojunction solar cell development;
  • state-of-the-art bulk heterojunction solar cell operationality;
  • charge transport and recombination;
  • highest occupied molecular orbital (HOMO) and lowest unoccupied molecular orbital (LUMO);
  • nanomorphology–property relations;
  • charge carrier mobility and recombination;
  • time of flight (ToF) and charge carrier extraction by linearly increasing voltage (CELIV);
  • novel photo-CELIV technique

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Development of Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells

  • Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells

  • Charge Carrier Mobility and Recombination

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgments

  • References