Efficiency Variation of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Influenced by Phosphor Additives

형광체 첨가에 따른 염료감응형 태양전지의 효율 변화

  • Jung, Sung-Hoon (Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Chosun University) ;
  • Hwang, Kyung-Jun (Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Chosun University) ;
  • Kang, Sung-Won (Acrosol Co., Ltd.) ;
  • Jeong, Hyung-Gon (Acrosol Co., Ltd.) ;
  • Kim, Sun-Il (Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Chosun University) ;
  • Lee, Jae-Wook (Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Chosun University)
  • 정성훈 (조선대학교 생명화학공학과) ;
  • 황경준 (조선대학교 생명화학공학과) ;
  • 강성원 (아크로솔(주)) ;
  • 정형곤 (아크로솔(주)) ;
  • 김선일 (조선대학교 생명화학공학과) ;
  • 이재욱 (조선대학교 생명화학공학과)
  • Received : 2009.03.09
  • Accepted : 2009.03.24
  • Published : 2009.04.10

Abstract

Recently, dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC), one of the solar cells, has been widely investigated. Studies on DSSCs can be classified into 4 fields such as $TiO_2$ nanocrystalline materials, dyes, electrolytes and conductive plate. In this work, $TiO_2$ nanoparticles for dye adsorption were synthesized, and added into the photo-electrode paste with different phosphor types and contents. Then, the influence of phosphor additives on the conversion efficiency of DSSCs was investigated. It was found that the maximum conversion efficiency was 8.81% when 0.5% of YAG phospher having the particle size of 400 nm was used.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 교육과학기술부, 한국산업 기술재단

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