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The Efficiency Of Organic Flexible Photovoltaic Cells Up To 7.4%.
- Jun 07, 2018 -


Organic Photovoltaic battery consists of one or more photosensitive materials sandwiched between two electrodes, which is called OPV battery.


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Recently, foreign media reports, the Greek organic electronics technology development team (OET) said that the full volume of the volume of printed polymer based single junction organic photovoltaic (OPV) battery new efficiency record of 7.4%.


The simulation results of AM 1.5 lighting using 1000 watts / sq m were independently confirmed by LTFN, a Nanotechnology Laboratory at Thessaloniki University in Aristotle.


The OPV efficiency developed by OET has risen from the initial 1.8% to the current 7.4% and has improved its performance significantly. The company plans to achieve the efficiency of OPV battery 9% by 2021, and indicates that it is trying to achieve this goal.


"For the various demonstration projects in 2021, the new results of OPV generation efficiency can support mass production of 1 million square meters per year," the company said in a statement.


Customized, fully printed OPV panels, up to 1 meters in width and of different shapes, ensure that special requirements for customers are launched in September. Flexible OPV batteries can be connected to a series of planes and surfaces to improve the form of consumer products. Applications range from lighting, display to electronic circuits, biosensors, wearable devices, IT and Internet of things applications.


Researchers from Osaka University recently announced a method based on AI to improve the efficiency of OPV.

Although organic photovoltaic technology has many potential applications, the reduction of rare metals and low efficiency gains inhibit large-scale commercialization.