IR thermographic camera as useful and smart tool to analyse defects in organic solar cells

Wojciech Przybył, Krzysztof Artur Bogdanowicz, Beata Jewłoszewicz, Agnieszka Dylong, Karolina Dysz, Agnieszka Iwan, Adam Januszko


The main goal of this paper was to show that organic layers prepared for organic solar cells construction can be partially characterized by IR thermographic camera to detect dysfunctionalities of the active layer. Moreover, we used IR thermographic camera to check thermal and electrical behaviour of created simple solar cells to reduce time and cost in global production of solar cells. As model system organic compounds such as PTB7 polymer and small molecule PC71BM as commercial components and newly synthesized imine PV-BLJ-SC11 there were used, to construct simple devices.

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