Pathway to high throughput, low cost indium-free transparent electrodes

Stapleton, Andrew J, Yambem, Soniya, Johns, Ashley H, Gibson, Christopher T, Shearer, Cameron J, Ellis, Amanda V, Shapter, Joe G, Andersson, Gunther G, Quinton, Jamie S, Burn, Paul L, Meredith, Paul and Lewis, David A (2015) Pathway to high throughput, low cost indium-free transparent electrodes. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3 26: 13892-13899. doi:10.1039/c5ta03248b


Author Stapleton, Andrew J
Yambem, Soniya
Johns, Ashley H
Gibson, Christopher T
Shearer, Cameron J
Ellis, Amanda V
Shapter, Joe G
Andersson, Gunther G
Quinton, Jamie S
Burn, Paul L
Meredith, Paul
Lewis, David A
Title Pathway to high throughput, low cost indium-free transparent electrodes
Journal name Journal of Materials Chemistry A   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 2050-7496
2050-7488
Publication date 2015-07-14
Year available 2015
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1039/c5ta03248b
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 3
Issue 26
Start page 13892
End page 13899
Total pages 8
Place of publication Cambridge, United Kingdom
Publisher RSC Publications
Collection year 2016
Language eng
Formatted abstract
A roll-to-roll compatible, high throughput process is reported for the production of highly conductive, transparent planar electrode comprising an interwoven network of silver nanowires and single walled carbon nanotubes imbedded into poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):polystyrene sulfonate (PEDOT:PSS). The planar electrode has a sheet resistance of between 4 and 7 Ω □−1 and a transmission of >86% between 800 and 400 nm with a figure of merit of between 344 and 400 Ω−1. The nanocomposite electrode is highly flexible and retains a low sheet resistance after bending at a radius of 5 mm for up to 500 times without loss. Organic photovoltaic devices containing the planar nanocomposite electrodes had efficiencies of ∼90% of control devices that used indium tin oxide as the transparent conducting electrode.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Centre for Organic Photonics and Electronics
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