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Lifetime of Inkjet Printing OPV Modules for Indoor Applications
H. Alkhatib, M. Pasquinelli, L. Escoubas, J.-J. Simon, P. Pierron, S. Bendkhil
Perovskites, other Non-Silicon-Based Photovoltaics and Multi-Junction Devices
Subtopic: Organic and Dye-Sensitised Devices
Event: 36th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition
Session: 3BV.2.36
ISBN: 3-936338-60-4
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Whether in the daily life of individuals or in industry, Internet-of-Things (IoT) is more and more widespread. About 50 billion connected devices are predicted by 2020. Sensors and wireless communication nodes are one of the most crucial building blocks of the IoT paradigm. The major challenge facing the IoT deployment is to create large-scale autonomous sensors and communication networks. In indoor applications, Photovoltaic (PV) energy harvesting based artificial light is an efficient and valuable energy source. Over the last decade, organic solar cells have become a promising technology for next generation solar cells combining novel properties such as light weight, flexibility, or color design with largescale manufacturing with low environmental impact. In this field, DRACULA TECHNOLOGIES (DT) has developed inkjet printing organic solar cells and modules. The great advantage of inkjet printing as a digital technology is the freedom of forms and designs, large area organic modules with different artistic shapes [1-3]. The aim of this study is to characterize the DT modules in indoor environments under LED light source as well as the tracking the modules’ stability and lifetime.