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dc.contributor.authorLiu, Huan
dc.contributor.authorZhitomirsky, David
dc.contributor.authorHoogland, Sjoerd
dc.contributor.authorTang, Jiang
dc.contributor.authorKramer, Illan J.
dc.contributor.authorNing, Zhijun
dc.contributor.authorSargent, Edward H.
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-28T06:30:55Z
dc.date.available2016-02-28T06:30:55Z
dc.date.issued2012-10-11
dc.identifier.citationLiu H, Zhitomirsky D, Hoogland S, Tang J, Kramer IJ, et al. (2012) Systematic optimization of quantum junction colloidal quantum dot solar cells. Applied Physics Letters 101: 151112. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4757866.
dc.identifier.issn0003-6951
dc.identifier.doi10.1063/1.4757866
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/599854
dc.description.abstractThe recently reported quantum junction architecture represents a promising approach to building a rectifying photovoltaic device that employs colloidal quantum dot layers on each side of the p-n junction. Here, we report an optimized quantum junction solar cell that leverages an improved aluminum zinc oxide electrode for a stable contact to the n-side of the quantum junction and silver doping of the p-layer that greatly enhances the photocurrent by expanding the depletion region in the n-side of the device. These improvements result in greater stability and a power conversion efficiency of 6.1 under AM1.5 simulated solar illumination. © 2012 American Institute of Physics.
dc.description.sponsorshipWe thank Angstrom Engineering and Innovative Technology for useful discussions regarding material deposition methods and control of glovebox environment, respectively. The authors would like to acknowledge the technical assistance and scientific guidance of E. Palmiano, R. Wolowiec, and D. Kopilovic. This publication is based on part of work supported by Award KUS-11-009-21, made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), by the Ontario Research Fund Research Excellence Program, and by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada. D. Zhitomirsky acknowledges the financial support through the NSERC CGS D Scholarship.
dc.publisherAIP Publishing
dc.titleSystematic optimization of quantum junction colloidal quantum dot solar cells
dc.typeArticle
dc.identifier.journalApplied Physics Letters
dc.contributor.institutionHuazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
dc.contributor.institutionWuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, Wuhan, China
kaust.grant.numberKUS-11-009-21
dc.date.published-online2012-10-11
dc.date.published-print2012-10-08


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