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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 872324, 6 pages
Methodology Report

Investigation on I-V for Different Heating Temperatures of Nanocomposited MEH-PPV:CNTs Organic Solar Cells

NANO-ElecTronic Centre, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam, 40450 Selangor, Malaysia

Received 27 September 2011; Accepted 16 January 2012

Academic Editor: Bhushan Sopori

Copyright © 2012 M. S. P. Sarah et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper discussed the effect of different thermal evaporation treatments for nanocomposited MEH-PPV:CNTs thin films towards the performance of organic solar cells. The configuration of the organic solar cells is ITO/MEH-PPV:CNTs/Au. The heating temperature was varied from, as deposited, C, C, and C. From the results, we observed that the efficiency increase slightly before decreasing back at C. The highest efficiency was solar cells heated at C with efficiency 0.001% which is supported by the I-V characteristics and also by the absorption spectra.