Thick organic bulk heterojunction photodiodes with low dark current <1nAcm2 and efficient charge collection are reported. An electric field >1Vμm is sufficient to achieve >75% charge collection in films of poly[2-methoxy-5-(2-ethylhexyloxy)-1,4-phenylene-vinylene] and [6,6]-phenyl-C61-butyric acid methyl ester blends up to 4μm thick, and the rate of photocurrent decay is reduced at saturation fields. The integration of a 4μm thick sensor layer onto a flexible amorphous silicon thin-film transistor backplane gave an image sensor array with 35% external quantum efficiency and noise equivalent power of 30pWcm2 at reverse bias voltage of 4V.

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