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Solar cells

United States Patent

June 18, 2013
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Organic photosensitive optoelectronic devices are disclosed. The devises are thin-film crystalline organic optoelectronic devices capable of generating a voltage when exposed to light, and prepared by a method including the steps of: depositing a first organic layer over a first electrode; depositing a second organic layer over the first organic layer; depositing a confining layer over the second organic layer to form a stack; annealing the stack; and finally depositing a second electrode over the second organic layer.
Peumans; Peter (Palo Alto, CA), Uchida; Soichi (Yokohama, JP), Forrest; Stephen R. (Ann Arbor, MI)
The Trustees of Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
12/ 573,795
October 5, 2009
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under Grant #ACQ-1-30619-05 (Prime DE-AC36-99G010337) awarded by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.