Development of graphene oxide and tio2 heterojunctions for hybrid solar cells

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This work reports the development of hybrid devices composed of organic and inorganic thin films, deposited on fluorine doped tin oxide coated glass substrates (FTO). The organic layers, graphene oxide (GO) and poly (ethylenimine) (PEI) were deposited by the layer by layer technique (LbL), through the aerosol spray variant. The inorganic layer, titanium dioxide (TiO2), was deposited by sputtering and the aluminium electrode by thermal evaporation. To characterize these devices was used UV-Visible spectrophotometry to observe the films growth and optical microscopy to analyze the surface morphology. Finally, the electrical measurements were performed by measuring the I-V characteristic curves. The final device (FTO/PEI/GO/ TiO2/Al)20 showed a significant change in the behaviour when interacting with light.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPHOTOPTICS 2017 - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology
EditorsDavid Andrews, Paulo A. Ribeiro, Maria Raposo
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)978-989758223-3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017
Event5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology, PHOTOPTICS 2017 - Porto, Portugal
Duration: 27 Feb 20171 Mar 2017


Conference5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology, PHOTOPTICS 2017


  • Graphene Oxide
  • Hybrid Solar Cells
  • Layer by Layer Films
  • Pei
  • TiO2


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