Non-Coherent Up-Conversion in Multi-Component Organic Systems

  • Stanislav Baluschev
  • Tzenka Miteva
Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 165)


The requirements for observing efficient energetically conjoined triplet–triplet annihilation (TTA) up-conversion (UC) in multi-component organic system are stated. The fundamental advantages of the TTA–UC regarding the other up-conversion techniques in the context of solar photonic applications are established. The device-architecture, optical and electrical characteristics of a photonic device comprised of a combination of upconvertor-device (UCd) and dye sensitized solar cell (DSSC) excited with sunlight are demonstrated.


Triplet State Excitation Intensity Excited Triplet State Sensitizer Molecule Sensitizer Triplet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer ResearchMainzGermany
  2. 2.Optics and Spectroscopy Department, Faculty of PhysicsSofia University “St. Kliment Ochridski”SofiaBulgaria
  3. 3.Sony DeutschlandGmbH, Materials Science LaboratoryStuttgartGermany

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