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Electronics 2015, 4(2), 303-310; doi:10.3390/electronics4020303

A Theoretical Study on the Operation Principle of Hybrid Solar Cells

School of Engineering and IT, Charles Darwin University, Darwin NT 0909, Australia
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Received: 13 February 2015 / Revised: 15 May 2015 / Accepted: 25 May 2015 / Published: 29 May 2015
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Abstract

In this work, the operation mechanism of hybrid solar cells is studied explicitly. The excitation, diffusion and dissociation of singlet and triplet excitons and charge transport of free charge carriers are studied and their corresponding rates are calculated for a flexible P3HT:SiNW hybrid solar cell. The rates are found to be faster for singlet than triplet excitons. Possible loss mechanisms in hybrid solar cells have also been highlighted. View Full-Text
Keywords: hybrid solar cells; excitation; diffusion; dissociation hybrid solar cells; excitation; diffusion; dissociation
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Narayan, M.; Singh, J. A Theoretical Study on the Operation Principle of Hybrid Solar Cells. Electronics 2015, 4, 303-310.

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