Fabrication and Characterization of Phthalocyanine-Based Organic Solar Cells


Organic solar cells using poly (copper phthalocyanine), copper tetrakis (4-cumylphenoxy) phthalocyanine, copper phthalocyanine and titanyl phthalocyanine were fabricated and characterized. Photovoltaic properties of the solar cells with inverted structures were investigated by optical absorption, current density-voltage characteristic and incident photon to current conversion efficiency. These phthalocyanines absorbed light with wavelength longer than 500 nm. A carrier transport mechanism is proposed based on the energy level diagram.

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Iwase, M. , Suzuki, A. , Akiyama, T. and Oku, T. (2014) Fabrication and Characterization of Phthalocyanine-Based Organic Solar Cells. Materials Sciences and Applications, 5, 278-284. doi: 10.4236/msa.2014.55033.

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