Cattin, L., Cherif, M. A., Jouad, E. Z., Ftouhi, H., El-Menyawy, E. M., Mahlali, E. A., Touihri, S., Arzel, L., Addou, M., Torchio, P. & Bernede, J. C. (2020) On the contribution of fullerene to the current of planar heterojunction organic solar cells. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 53 225501.
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Numéro d'identification (ISBN etc.): 0022-3727
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Créateurs: Addou, Arzel, Bernede, Cattin, Cherif, El-Menyawy, Ftouhi, Jouad, Mahlali, Torchio, Touihri
Collection: J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys.
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Recently, significant progress in the field of organic photovoltaic cells was obtained by substituting new electron acceptor molecules to the fullerene, which was attributed to the fact that the fullerene absorption is quite small. Nevertheless, we demonstrate in the present work that, in the case of inverted cells, i.e. when the transparent bottom electrode is used as cathode, the contribution of fullerene to the Jsc short-circuit current of the cells, if not dominant, is not negligible; and that mainly in the short wavelength spectral range. The experimental results are confirmed by an optical simulation. Due to this significant contribution to Jsc, the light transmission of the transparent electrode towards the UV-part of the spectrum is crucial for inverse cell performances. When a transparent conductive electrode based on an alternative dielectric/metal/dielectric structure is substituted to ITO, such as ZnS/Ag/TiO2, the study allows to obtain promising results, although there is a loss of performance due to the decrease of transmission of TiO2 below 400 nm in wavelength.