Accelerated stability testing of organic photovoltaics using concentrated sunlight

Eugene A. Katz, Assaf Manor, Asaf Mescheloff, Thomas Tromholt, Frederik C. Krebs

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Abstract

We suggest to use concentrated sunlight for accelerated studies of light-induced mechanisms in the degradation of organic photovoltaics (OPV) based on the polymer (P3HT)/fullerene (PCBM) bulk heterojunctions. Two particular cases of the degradation are reported.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProgram - 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2012
Pages3249-3252
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - 26 Nov 2012
Event38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2012 - Austin, TX, United States
Duration: 3 Jun 20128 Jun 2012

Publication series

NameConference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference
ISSN (Print)0160-8371

Conference

Conference38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityAustin, TX
Period3/06/128/06/12

Keywords

  • Zinc compounds
  • accelerated aging
  • degradation
  • organic semiconductors
  • photovoltaic cells
  • polymers
  • solar energy
  • stability

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