Disclosed herein are organic photosensitive devices including at least one exciton-blocking charge carrier filter. The filters comprise a mixture of at least one wide energy gap material and at least one electron or hole conducting material. As described herein, the novel filters simultaneously block excitons and conduct the desired charge carrier (electrons or holes).
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH
 This invention was made with U.S. Government support under Contract Nos. DE-SC0000957, DE-SC0001013, and DE-EE0005310 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy, and under FA9550-10-1-0339 awarded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The government has certain rights in the invention.