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The Effects of WO3 Nanoparticles Addition to the TiO2 Photoelectrode in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
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  • Journal title : Current Photovoltaic Research
  • Volume 4, Issue 2,  2016, pp.42-47
  • Publisher : Korea Photovoltaic Society
  • DOI : 10.21218/CPR.2016.4.2.042
 Title & Authors
The Effects of WO3 Nanoparticles Addition to the TiO2 Photoelectrode in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Vu, Hong Ha Thi; Hwang, Yoon-Hwae; Kim, Hyung-Kook;
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 Abstract
Increasing the efficiency of dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) by the fabrication of new photoelectrodes (PEs) is an important challenge. This study examined the photovoltaic parameters of DSSCs composed of a PE with nanoparticles (NPs). A number of PEs with the same thickness but different concentrations of NPs in the were prepared. The morphology and structural properties of the prepared PEs were examined by field-emission scanning electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction, respectively. The effects of the NPs mixing concentration on the efficiency of DSSCs were investigated under simulated solar light irradiation.
 Keywords
;;Dye-sensitized solar cells;
 Language
English
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