Agyeman , B. O. and Kaneko , S. and Kumara , G. R. A and Okuya, M. and Murakami , K. and Konno, A. and Tennakone, K. (2005) Sensitization of Nanocrystalline SnO2 Films with Indoline Dyes. Jpn. J. Appl. Phys, 44 . L731-L733.
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Using newly synthesized indoline dyes as sensitizers for photoelectrochemical solar cells based on SnO2 nanocrystalline films, an energy conversion efficiency of 2.8% is achieved, compared with 1.2% for ruthenium bipyridyl dye (N-719) under the same experimental conditions. It is suggested that the formation of nonquenching aggregates and the better passivation of surface states on SnO2 by indoline dyes are instrumental factors in giving a higher efficiency for the cell sensitized with this dye.
|Subjects:||Physical Science > Nanophysics|
Physical Science > Nano objects
Material Science > Nanochemistry
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics|
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
|Deposited On:||28 Oct 2009 05:21|
|Last Modified:||28 Oct 2009 05:21|
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