Spectral response mapping of co-sensitized dye-sensitized solar cells dyed processed using rapid adsorption/desorption

Eurig W. Jones, Peter J. Holliman, Laurence M. Peter

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Abstract

Two-dimensional spectral response distribution maps in dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC) are reported using 1 × 1 mm pixels for 0.5 × 2 cm DSSC devices by coupling external quantum efficiency (EQE) measurements with an X-Y scanning stage. The technique has been applied to singly dyed (D149 and N719) and co-sensitized (N719/SQ1 and D149/SQ1) devices. Dye desorption and re-dyeing processes have also been successfully mapped using this technique to help understand dye loading and dye location in multiply-sensitized cells.

Original languageEnglish
Article number100015
JournalMaterials Letters: X
Volume3
Early online date7 May 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2019

Keywords

  • Manufacturing
  • Selective dyeing
  • Solar energy
  • Spectral response maps

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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