Enhanced performance of a dye sensitized solar cell using metallic and bi-metallic nanoparticles

Dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) have emerged as a promising source to meet the energy demand as an environmentally friendly alternative. The work presented in this paper focuses on improving the efficiency of DSSCs using natural dyes and metallic and bi-metallic nanoparticles. The solar cell's performance in terms of efficiency (voltage vs. current) was tested under an indoor room light and fluorescent lamp. The experimental results demonstrate that cell with the dye from blue honeysuckle berries and Au nanoparticles as cathode produced greatest efficiency (η∼9 %) under fluorescent lamp. © 2019 Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd.

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Publisher
Institute of Physics Publishing
Number of issue
1
Language
English
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Status
Published
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Number
012021
Volume
498
Year
2019
Organizations
  • 1 Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Miklukho-Maklaya str. 6, Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation
  • 2 A.N. Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospect 31, bld. 4, Moscow, 119071, Russian Federation
  • 3 National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Kashirskoe shosse 31, Moscow, 115409, Russian Federation
Keywords
Fluorescence; Fluorescent lamps; Gold nanoparticles; Metals; Nanoelectronics; Nanoparticles; Solar cells; Au nanoparticle; Bimetallic nanoparticles; Energy demands; Environmentally friendly alternatives; Natural dye; Dye-sensitized solar cells
Date of creation
19.07.2019
Date of change
19.07.2019
Short link
https://repository.rudn.ru/en/records/article/record/38672/