The Effect of Acid Treatment of PEDOT:PSS Anode for Organic Solar Cells

Borazan İ., BEDELOĞLU A., Demir A., Carroll D.

IEEE 42nd Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), Louisiana, United States Of America, 14 - 19 June 2015 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Louisiana
  • Country: United States Of America
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The goal of this paper is to develop and investigate the properties of PEDOT:PSS layer, which was treated with different acids and solvents including formic acid, sulfuric acid, and hydrochloric acid, methanol, acetone, and dichlorobenzene:methanol, to substitute ITO anode in organic solar cells. Organic solar cells structures were constructed with three different bottom electrodes:ITO, pure PEDOT:PSS and treated PEDOT:PSS. Two point probe method was used to measure resistance of pedot:pss layer were carried out and the best chosen method was employed to make an organic solar cell device.