Organic Photovoltaics: Mechanisms, Materials, and Devices by Sam-Shajing Sun, Niyazi Serdar Sariciftci

By Sam-Shajing Sun, Niyazi Serdar Sariciftci

Lately constructed natural photovoltaics (OPVs) convey specified benefits over their inorganic opposite numbers as a result of their lighter weight, versatile form, flexible fabrics synthesis and gadget fabrication schemes, and coffee rate in large-scale business construction. even though many books at the moment exist on normal recommendations of PV and inorganic PV fabrics and units, few can be found that supply a finished evaluation of lately quickly constructing natural and polymeric PV fabrics and units. natural Photovoltaics: Mechanisms, fabrics, and units fills this hole. The e-book offers a global standpoint at the most modern learn during this quickly increasing box with contributions from best specialists round the world.  It provides a unified procedure comprising 3 sections: common Overviews; Mechanisms and Modeling; and fabrics and units. Discussions contain sun seize, exciton diffusion and dissociation, interface homes, cost recombination and migration, and a number of at present constructing OPV materials/devices. The publication additionally contains forewords: one by way of Nobel Laureate Dr. Alan J. Heeger, and the opposite by way of Drs. Aloysius Hepp and Sheila Bailey of NASA Glenn study middle. natural Photovoltaics equips scholars, researchers, and engineers with wisdom of the mechanisms, fabrics, units, and purposes of OPVs essential to enhance more affordable, lighter, and purifier renewable power through the coming a long time.

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By Sam-Shajing Sun, Niyazi Serdar Sariciftci

Lately constructed natural photovoltaics (OPVs) convey specified benefits over their inorganic opposite numbers as a result of their lighter weight, versatile form, flexible fabrics synthesis and gadget fabrication schemes, and coffee rate in large-scale business construction. even though many books at the moment exist on normal recommendations of PV and inorganic PV fabrics and units, few can be found that supply a finished evaluation of lately quickly constructing natural and polymeric PV fabrics and units. natural Photovoltaics: Mechanisms, fabrics, and units fills this hole. The e-book offers a global standpoint at the most modern learn during this quickly increasing box with contributions from best specialists round the world.  It provides a unified procedure comprising 3 sections: common Overviews; Mechanisms and Modeling; and fabrics and units. Discussions contain sun seize, exciton diffusion and dissociation, interface homes, cost recombination and migration, and a number of at present constructing OPV materials/devices. The publication additionally contains forewords: one by way of Nobel Laureate Dr. Alan J. Heeger, and the opposite by way of Drs. Aloysius Hepp and Sheila Bailey of NASA Glenn study middle. natural Photovoltaics equips scholars, researchers, and engineers with wisdom of the mechanisms, fabrics, units, and purposes of OPVs essential to enhance more affordable, lighter, and purifier renewable power through the coming a long time.

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Thus an in-depth study needs to address these parameters to film composition [32]. Device fabrication: working devices from deposited films need to be tested to aid SSP design and spray CVD process parameters; this is the current focus of work on-going at NASA Glenn Research Center [33]. The work summarized here on the molecular design of SSPs for their use in a spray CVD process although still in its infancy, undoubtedly shows it as a mass producible, cost-effective method for fabricating commercial thin-film photovoltaic devices.

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