17. Photogeneration and Recombination in Polymer Solar Cells

  1. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Brütting4 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Chihaya Adachi5
  1. Carsten Deibel1,
  2. Andreas Baumann2 and
  3. Vladimir Dyakonov1,3

Published Online: 29 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527654949.ch17

Physics of Organic Semiconductors, Second Edition

Physics of Organic Semiconductors, Second Edition

How to Cite

Deibel, C., Baumann, A. and Dyakonov, V. (2012) Photogeneration and Recombination in Polymer Solar Cells, in Physics of Organic Semiconductors, Second Edition (eds W. Brütting and C. Adachi), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527654949.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 4

    University of Augsburg, Institute of Physics, Universitätsstr. 1, 86159 Augsburg, Germany

  2. 5

    Kyushu University, Center for Future Chemistry, 744 Motooka, Nishi, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    Experimental Physics VI, Julius-Maximilian-University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, D - 97074 Würzburg, Germany

  2. 2

    Bavarian Center for Applied Energy Research (ZAE Bayern), Am Hubland, D - 97074 Würzburg, Germany

  3. 3

    Bavarian Center for Applied Energy, Research e.V. (ZAE Bayern), Am Hubland, D - 97074 Würzburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 14 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527410538

Online ISBN: 9783527654949

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Keywords:

  • charge photogeneration;
  • charge recombination;
  • electron–hole pair;
  • organic bulk heterojunction solar cell;
  • organic semiconductors;
  • organic semiconductors;
  • organic solar cells

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Photogeneration of Charge Carriers

  • Charge Carrier Transport in Disordered Organic Semiconductors

  • Recombination of Photogenerated Charge Carriers

  • Open-Circuit Voltage

  • Summary

  • References