Deposition of hole-transport materials in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells by doctor-blading

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http://hdl.handle.net/10754/597934
Title:
Deposition of hole-transport materials in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells by doctor-blading
Authors:
Ding, I-Kang; Melas-Kyriazi, John; Cevey-Ha, Ngoc-Le; Chittibabu, Kethinni G.; Zakeeruddin, Shaik M.; Grätzel, Michael; McGehee, Michael D.
Abstract:
We report using doctor-blading to replace conventional spin coating for the deposition of the hole-transport material spiro-OMeTAD (2,20,7,70-tetrakis-(N, N-di-p-methoxyphenylamine)- 9,90-spirobifluorene) in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells. Doctor-blading is a roll-to-roll compatible, large-area coating technique, is capable of achieving the same spiro-OMeTAD pore filling fraction as spin coating, and uses much less material. The average power conversion efficiency of solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells made from doctorblading is 3.0% for 2-lm thick films and 2.0% for 5-lm thick films, on par with devices made with spin coating. Directions to further improve the filling fraction are also suggested. © 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Citation:
Ding I-K, Melas-Kyriazi J, Cevey-Ha N-L, Chittibabu KG, Zakeeruddin SM, et al. (2010) Deposition of hole-transport materials in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells by doctor-blading. Organic Electronics 11: 1217–1222. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orgel.2010.04.019.
Publisher:
Elsevier BV
Journal:
Organic Electronics
KAUST Grant Number:
KUS-C1-015-21
Issue Date:
Jul-2010
DOI:
10.1016/j.orgel.2010.04.019
Type:
Article
ISSN:
1566-1199
Sponsors:
This publication was partially based on work supported the Center for Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics (Award No. KUS-C1-015-21), made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). It was also partially supported by the Office of Naval Research. We thank Brian E. Hardin for valuable discussions. I.-K. Ding is supported by a Chevron Stanford Graduate Fellowship.
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dc.contributor.authorDing, I-Kangen
dc.contributor.authorMelas-Kyriazi, Johnen
dc.contributor.authorCevey-Ha, Ngoc-Leen
dc.contributor.authorChittibabu, Kethinni G.en
dc.contributor.authorZakeeruddin, Shaik M.en
dc.contributor.authorGrätzel, Michaelen
dc.contributor.authorMcGehee, Michael D.en
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-25T12:59:09Zen
dc.date.available2016-02-25T12:59:09Zen
dc.date.issued2010-07en
dc.identifier.citationDing I-K, Melas-Kyriazi J, Cevey-Ha N-L, Chittibabu KG, Zakeeruddin SM, et al. (2010) Deposition of hole-transport materials in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells by doctor-blading. Organic Electronics 11: 1217–1222. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orgel.2010.04.019.en
dc.identifier.issn1566-1199en
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.orgel.2010.04.019en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/597934en
dc.description.abstractWe report using doctor-blading to replace conventional spin coating for the deposition of the hole-transport material spiro-OMeTAD (2,20,7,70-tetrakis-(N, N-di-p-methoxyphenylamine)- 9,90-spirobifluorene) in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells. Doctor-blading is a roll-to-roll compatible, large-area coating technique, is capable of achieving the same spiro-OMeTAD pore filling fraction as spin coating, and uses much less material. The average power conversion efficiency of solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells made from doctorblading is 3.0% for 2-lm thick films and 2.0% for 5-lm thick films, on par with devices made with spin coating. Directions to further improve the filling fraction are also suggested. © 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.en
dc.description.sponsorshipThis publication was partially based on work supported the Center for Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics (Award No. KUS-C1-015-21), made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). It was also partially supported by the Office of Naval Research. We thank Brian E. Hardin for valuable discussions. I.-K. Ding is supported by a Chevron Stanford Graduate Fellowship.en
dc.publisherElsevier BVen
dc.subjectDye-sensitized solar cellsen
dc.subjectOrganic semiconductorsen
dc.subjectSolution processingen
dc.titleDeposition of hole-transport materials in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells by doctor-bladingen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalOrganic Electronicsen
dc.contributor.institutionStanford University, Palo Alto, United Statesen
dc.contributor.institutionEcole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerlanden
dc.contributor.institutionKonarka Technologies, Inc., Lowell, United Statesen
kaust.grant.numberKUS-C1-015-21en
kaust.grant.fundedcenterCenter for Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics (CAMP)en
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