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Modeling and simulation of Organic solar cell consisting of Nanoscale Layers and Films by Using Silvaco ATLAS Software

Author Affiliations

  • 1Faculty of Basic Science, University of Maragheh, PO Box 55181-83111, Maragheh, Iran
  • 2Faculty of Basic Science, University of Maragheh, PO Box 55181-83111, Maragheh, Iran
  • 3Faculty of Basic Science, University of Maragheh, PO Box 55181-83111, Maragheh, Iran

Res. J. Physical Sci., Volume 4, Issue (6), Pages 1-6, July,4 (2016)


An organic photovoltaic device (OPV) with poly (3-hexylthiophene) (P3HT) absorber layer was designed and simulated using SILVACO ATLAS software. The effective area of the cell was 6 mm2. Langevin recombination, a.singlet and s.binding models were used to simulate this device. Under an illumination of one Sun (AM 1.5G, 100 mW/cm2), the simulated cell showed an open-circuit voltage of 0.32 V, a short-circuit current density of 0.07 mA/cm2 and a fill factor of 29.5%, resulting to a power conversion efficiency of 0.005%.


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