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Effects of nanowire texturing on the performance of Si/organic hybrid solar cells fabricated with a 2.2 μm thin-film Si absorber

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7 Author(s)
He, Lining ; Nanofabrication Center, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798 ; Jiang, Changyun ; Wang, Hao ; Lai, D.
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Hybrid solar cells are fabricated by spin coating poly(3,4-ethylene-dioxythiophene):polystyrenesulfonate (PEDOT:PSS) on planar Si and Si-nanowires (SiNWs) arrays prepared by electroless chemical etching. With only a 2.2 μm thick Si absorber thin film, the short-circuit current density and power conversion efficiency (PCE) of SiNWs/PEDOT cell increase from 12.5 to 13.6 mA/cm2 and from 5.4% to 5.6%, respectively, as compared to planar Si/PEDOT cell. A maximum external quantum efficiency of 56.6% is obtained for the SiNWs/PEDOT cell. The promising PCE obtained demonstrates the potential of realizing Si/PEDOT and SiNWs/PEDOT hybrid cells using low-cost Si thin films instead of bulk Si substrate.

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Applied Physics Letters  (Volume:100 ,  Issue: 10 )

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Mar 2012

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