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Solid-state sensitized solar cells, using [Ru(dcbpyH2) 2Cl2]·2H2O as the dye and PEO/titania/I-/I3- as the redox electrolyte

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dc.contributor.author Chatzivasiloglou, E en
dc.contributor.author Stergiopoulos, T en
dc.contributor.author Spyrellis, N en
dc.contributor.author Falaras, P en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T02:43:33Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T02:43:33Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en
dc.identifier.issn 09240136 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/31467
dc.subject Nanocrystalline solar cell en
dc.subject Ru(II)-diaqua-dcbpy dyes en
dc.subject Solid-state composite polymer electrolyte en
dc.subject TiO2 films en
dc.subject.other Complexation en
dc.subject.other Dyes en
dc.subject.other Electrochemistry en
dc.subject.other Electrodes en
dc.subject.other Electrolytes en
dc.subject.other Nanostructured materials en
dc.subject.other Photocurrents en
dc.subject.other Polyethylene oxides en
dc.subject.other Raman spectroscopy en
dc.subject.other Thin films en
dc.subject.other Titanium dioxide en
dc.subject.other Nanocrystalline solar cells en
dc.subject.other Ru(II)-diaqua-dcbpy dyes en
dc.subject.other Solid-state composite polymer electrolyte en
dc.subject.other TiO2 films en
dc.subject.other Solar cells en
dc.title Solid-state sensitized solar cells, using [Ru(dcbpyH2) 2Cl2]·2H2O as the dye and PEO/titania/I-/I3- as the redox electrolyte en
heal.type conferenceItem en
heal.identifier.primary 10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2004.07.030 en
heal.identifier.secondary http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2004.07.030 en
heal.publicationDate 2005 en
heal.abstract The complex [Ru(II)(dcbpyH2)Cl2]·2H 2O (where dcbpyH2 = 4,4′-dicarboxy-2,2′- bipyridine) has been synthesized, characterized and used as the dye to sensitize nanocrystalline TiO2 film electrodes. A composite polymer solid-state electrolyte was developed and incorporated into the corresponding dye-sensitized solar cells. The cells under direct sunlight illumination, produced a photocurrent as high as 0.84 mA cm-2 and a photovoltage of 618 mV, yielding an overall energy conversion efficiency of 0.27%. This relatively poor efficiency is discussed in terms of the current generation/collection mechanism of the cell and the spectral and electrochemical properties of the dye. The electrical output characteristics are compared with similar solid-state solar cells based on titania photoelectrodes sensitized with different ruthenium complexes. © 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. en
heal.journalName Journal of Materials Processing Technology en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2004.07.030 en
dc.identifier.volume 161 en
dc.identifier.issue 1-2 SPEC. ISS. en
dc.identifier.spage 234 en
dc.identifier.epage 240 en


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