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 MSA  Vol.9 No.5 , May 2018
Preparation and Characterization of Reduced Graphene-P3HT Composite Thin Films for Use as Transparent Conducting Electrodes
Abstract: With the aim of producing simple and effective transparent conducting electrodes, the conducting polymer poly(3-hexylthiophene) (P3HT) incorporated with reduced graphene oxide film (rGO) (called rGO-P3HT) was prepared by spin-coating method. Structural, electrical and optical characterization showed that rGO-P3HT films 9.0 wt% P3HT exhibited good stability when exposed to the ambient atmosphere. These composite films of 200 nm thickness possess a sheet resistance and transparency of R~ 17Ω and T ~ 72%, respectively. Owing to containing conducting polymer, rGO-P3HT-coated glass could be efficiently used in photovoltaic applications, in organic solar cells in particular, with the replacement of the indium tin oxide (ITO) and fluorine tin oxide (FTO) electrodes.
Cite this paper: Minh Long, L. , Dinh Long, D. , Phuong Hoai Nam, N. , Trong Tinh, N. , Antonovic Chizhik, S. and Nang Dinh, N. (2018) Preparation and Characterization of Reduced Graphene-P3HT Composite Thin Films for Use as Transparent Conducting Electrodes. Materials Sciences and Applications, 9, 464-472. doi: 10.4236/msa.2018.95032.
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