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Solution-Processed Organic Solar Cells

  • Christoph J. Brabec and James R. Durrant

Organic solar cells, based on polymer/fullerene-blend films, are advancing rapidly toward commercial viability. In this article, we review recent progress on two issues critical for technological applications: device photovoltaic efficiencies and processing technologies for high-throughput production. In terms of device efficiencies, we consider advances in low-bandgap polymers, film morphology, and device structure aimed at increasing efficiencies beyond 5%. We then review recent progress in developing high-throughput, solution-printing-based processes for low-cost device fabrication.

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