Chapter 8. Charge Carrier Photogeneration in Doped and Blended Organic Semiconductors

  1. Jef Poortmans and
  2. Vladimir Arkhipov
  1. V. I. Arkhipov2 and
  2. H. Bässler1

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470091282.ch8

Thin Film Solar Cells: Fabrication, Characterization and Applications

Thin Film Solar Cells: Fabrication, Characterization and Applications

How to Cite

Arkhipov, V. I. and Bässler, H. (2006) Charge Carrier Photogeneration in Doped and Blended Organic Semiconductors, 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.ch8

Editor Information

  1. IMEC, Leuven, Belgium

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Physical, Nuclear and Macromolecular Chemistry, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

  2. 2

    IMEC, Leuven, Belgium

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:

  • exciton dissociation in doped random organic semiconductors;
  • charge carrier photogeneration in doped;
  • lowest unoccupied molecular orbital (LUMO);
  • Miller–Abrahams type hopping;
  • Förster type energy transfer;
  • π-conjugated polymer;
  • geminate recombination;
  • attractive coulombic potential

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Exciton Dissociation in Neat and Homogeneously Doped Random Organic Semiconductors

  • Models of Exciton Dissociation in Homogeneously Doped Conjugated Polymers and in Polymer Based Donor/Acceptor Blends

  • Conclusions

  • References