Direct conversion of solar radiation to electricity by fabricated solar cells using ruthenium polypyridyl complexes

Latha, S., Madhavan, J., Chitra Devi, R., Achari, Muthuraaman Bhagavathi , & Maruthamuthu, P. (2007) Direct conversion of solar radiation to electricity by fabricated solar cells using ruthenium polypyridyl complexes. Ceylon Journal of Science : Physical Sciences, 12, pp. 25-31.

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Abstract

In the present work, an attempt is made to synthesize few ligands and use them in the synthesis of mixed ligand ruthenium complexes, containing dicarboxy bipyridine as the other ligand. The synthesized ligands and complexes are characterized by various methods. The effectiveness of the synthesized dyes for the sensitization of nanocrystalline TiO2 films was determined by employing them in regenerative thin layer sandwich type solar cells. The solar cell parameters Isc, Voc, fill factor (ff), IPCE and cell efficiency were measured for the cells fabricated.

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ID Code: 18181
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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ISSN: 1391-1465
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Deposited On: 23 Feb 2009 05:21
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2012 05:46

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