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Solution processed metal oxide thin film hole transport layers for high performance organic solar cells

United States Patent

January 10, 2017
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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. (Boulder, CO)
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
14/ 156,712
January 16, 2014
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN 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.