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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2010, 11(3), 1103-1113; doi:10.3390/ijms11031103

Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

NOKIA Research Centre c/o University of Cambridge, Broers Building, 19 JJ Thompson Avenue, CB3 0FA, Cambridge, UK
Received: 2 February 2010 / Revised: 2 March 2010 / Accepted: 4 March 2010 / Published: 16 March 2010
(This article belongs to the Section Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics)
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Dye sensitized solar cell (DSSC) is the only solar cell that can offer both the flexibility and transparency. Its efficiency is comparable to amorphous silicon solar cells but with a much lower cost. This review not only covers the fundamentals of DSSC but also the related cutting-edge research and its development for industrial applications. Most recent research topics on DSSC, for example, applications of nanostructured TiO2, ZnO electrodes, ionic liquid electrolytes, carbon nanotubes, graphene and solid state DSSC have all been included and discussed.
Keywords: photoelectrochemistry; dye sensitized solar cells (DSSC) photoelectrochemistry; dye sensitized solar cells (DSSC)
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