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Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 46, Issue 10, pp 1291–1296 | Cite as

Optimum ratio of electron-to-hole mobility in P3HT:PCBM organic solar cells

  • Omar Ramírez
  • Víctor Cabrera
  • Luis Martín Reséndiz
Article

Abstract

We investigate the influence of different electron-to-hole mobility ratios on the performance of a P3HT:PCBM bulk heterojunction organic solar cell by using numerical simulations. We show that in some particular mobility cases using a ratio between electron and hole mobility higher than one can improve power conversion efficiency.

Keywords

Organic semiconductors Solar cells Charge carrier mobility Numerical simulations 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was supported by the Instituto Politécnico Nacional under SIP-project: 20130146. One of the authors (O.R.) acknowledges support by PIFI program from the IPN.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Omar Ramírez
    • 1
  • Víctor Cabrera
    • 1
  • Luis Martín Reséndiz
    • 1
  1. 1. Sección de Estudios de Posgrado e Investigación, UPIITAInstituto Politécnico NacionalMexicoMexico

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