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Solution Processed Metal Oxide Thin Film Hole Transport Layers For High Performance Organic Solar Cells

United States Patent Application

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A method for the application of solution processed metal oxide hole transport layers in organic photovoltaic devices and related organic electronics devices is disclosed. The metal oxide may be derived from a metal-organic precursor enabling solution processing of an amorphous, p-type metal oxide. An organic photovoltaic device having solution processed, metal oxide, thin-film hole transport layer.
Steirer, K. Xerxes (Golden, CO), Berry, Joseph J. (Boulder, CO), Chesin, Jordan P. (Cambridge, MA), Lloyd, Matthew T. (Boulder, CO), Widjonarko, Nicodemus Edwin (Golden, CO), Miedaner, Alexander (Boulder, CO), Curtis, Calvin J. (Lakewood, CO), Ginley, David S. (Evergreen, CO), Olson, Dana C. (Golden, CO)
14/ 156,712
January 16, 2014
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN [0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention under Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 between the United States Department of Energy and the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, the Manager and Operator of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.