Nanotech 2010 Vol. 3
Nanotech 2010 Vol. 3
Nanotechnology 2010: Bio Sensors, Instruments, Medical, Environment and Energy

Photovoltaics, Solar, Lighting & Displays Chapter 10

High-Performance dye-sensitized solar cells with various nanostructured materials as counter electrode

Authors: J. Ouyang

Affilation: National University of Singapore, Singapore

Pages: 721 - 724

Keywords: dye-sensitized, nanostructured materials, nanotubes, counter electrode

Abstract:
Traditionally, Pt prepared by hydrolysis was used as the counter electrode of dye-sensitized solar cells. But the hydrolysis requires a high-temperature process, so that it is not suitable for flexible substrates like plastics. In addition, noble Pt remarkably increases the cost of dye-sensitized solar cells. Here, we report three types of nanostuctured materials as the counter electrode of dye-sensitized solar cells, including nanostrutured Pt by polyol reduction of Pt precursors, nanocomposites and nanotube films.


ISBN: 978-1-4398-3415-2
Pages: 880
Hardcopy: $189.95

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