Synthesis, characterization and fabrication of solar cells making use of [Ru(dcbpy)(tptz)X]X (where X = Cl, SCN, CN) complexes

Anandan, S., Latha, S., Murugesan, S., Madhavan, J., Achari, Muthuraaman Bhagavathi , & Maruthamuthu, P. (2005) Synthesis, characterization and fabrication of solar cells making use of [Ru(dcbpy)(tptz)X]X (where X = Cl, SCN, CN) complexes. Solar Energy, 79(5), pp. 440-448.

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Abstract

Dye-sensitized TiO2 solar cells were fabricated using tridentate ligand ruthenium(II) complexes, [Ru(dcbpy)( tptz)X]X (where dcbpy = 4,40-dicarboxy-2,20-bipyridine, tptz = 2,4,6-Tris(2-pyridyl)-s-triazine and X = Cl, SCN, CN) attached to sol–gel processed TiO2 electrodes. The ligand tptz functions as spectator ligand and dcbpy functions as the anchoring ligand with sufficient visible light absorption. The synthesized complexes were characterized before using them in solar cells. The functioning of the solar cells fabricated using different conducting glasses was monitored and the current–voltage characteristics were measured. The efficiencies of different cells were calculated and compared.

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ID Code: 18205
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Ru, Triazine, Semiconductor, Conducting glasses, TiO2 solar cells
DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2005.01.006
ISSN: 0038-092X
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 Elsevier
Deposited On: 23 Feb 2009 23:21
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:47

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