Document Type

Article

Publication Date

March 2018

Patent Number

9911540

CPC

H01G 9/2018, H01G 9/2059, H01G 51/442, H01G 51/4273

Abstract

In one embodiment, a solar cell includes a transparent electrode, a photoactive layer, and an electron transport layer positioned between the transparent electrode and the photoactive layer, the electron transport layer being made of a piezoelectric material that is mechanically deformed such that it generates a voltage or charge that modifies an energy barrier between the electron transport layer and the photoactive layer.

Application Number

15/238935

Assignees

University of South Florida

Filing Date

08/17/2016

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