L’invention concerne une nouvelle cellule Graetzel (ou DSSC: une cellule solaire sensibilisée par un colorant) dotée d’un système de remplissage à la fois de. WOLFBAUER G ET AL: “A channel flow cell system specifically designed to test the efficiency of redox shuttles in dye sensitized solar cells”, SOLAR ENERGY. In , chemist Michael Graetzel of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne invented so-called dye-sensitized solar cells.

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MT Free format text: The overlap between these two spectra determines the graetzeel possible photocurrent. Eventually enough electrons will flow across the boundary to equalize the Fermi levels of the two materials.

Thus, photocurrent matching is very important for the construction of highly efficient tandem pn-DSCs.

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LT Free format text: Graezel results are well within the limit for that of traditional inorganic silicon solar cells. Archived from the original on 28 September From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

DSSCs are normally built with only a thin layer of conductive plastic on the front layer, allowing them to radiate away heat much easier, and therefore operate at lower internal temperatures.

How to contact the news team. In this case the liquid electrolyte is replaced by one of several solid hole conducting materials. Photovoltaics Photoelectric effect Solar insolation Solar constant Solar cell efficiency Quantum efficiency Nominal power Watt-peak Thin-film solar cell Multi-junction solar cell Third-generation photovoltaic cell Solar cell research Thermophotovoltaic Thermodynamic efficiency limit Sun-free photovoltaics Polarizing organic photovoltaics.

This, celluls with the fact that the solvents permeate plastics, has precluded large-scale outdoor application and integration into flexible structure. Several important measures are used to characterize solar cells.


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Retrieved on 30 Cellkle The TiO 2 is chemically bound by a process called sintering. Sunlight enters the cell through the transparent SnO 2: The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. The titanium dioxide is immersed under an electrolyte solution, above which is a platinum -based catalyst. A group of researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology has celluld increased the thermostability of DSC by using amphiphilic ruthenium sensitizer in conjunction with quasi-solid-state gel electrolyte.

DSSCs also work a bit differently from standard silicon solar cells. R Ref document number: An article published in Nature Materials demonstrated cell efficiencies of 8. The dye molecules are quite small nanometer sizedso in order to gretzel a reasonable amount of the incoming light the layer of dye molecules needs to be made fairly thick, much thicker than the molecules themselves.

The DSSC has a number of attractive features; it is simple to make using conventional roll-printing techniques, is semi-flexible and semi-transparent which offers a variety of uses not applicable to glass-based systems, and most of the materials used are low-cost. Unfortunately higher energy photons, those at the blue and violet end of the spectrum, have more than enough energy to cross the band graetzsl although some of this extra energy is transferred into the electrons, the majority of it grxetzel wasted as heat.

The wide spectral response results in the dye having a deep brown-black color, and is referred to simply as “black dye”. Ref legal event code: Kind code of ref document: He reports efficiency on the order of 5.

REF Ref document number: In silicon, this transfer of electrons produces a potential barrier of about 0. Views Read Edit View history. The much improved stabilities of the device under both thermal stress and soaking with light has never before been seen in DSCs, and they match the durability criteria applied to solar cells for outdoor use, which makes these devices viable for practical application.


From there it moves by diffusion as a result of an electron concentration gradient to the clear anode on top.

Dye-sensitized solar cell

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The efficiency of a DSSC depends on four energy levels of the component: Photo-Electrochemical Reactions of Chlorophylls”.

The new devices still only convert Typically used dye molecules generally have poorer absorption in the red part of the spectrum compared to silicon, which means that fewer of the photons in sunlight are usable for current generation. In quantum efficiency terms, DSSCs are extremely efficient. Researchers have investigated the role of surface plasmon resonances present on gold nanorods in the performance of dye-sensitized solar cells.

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