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Intertwined Aligned Carbon Nanotube Fiber Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.
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PMID:  22500591     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Metal wires suffer from corrosion in fiber-shaped dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). We report herein that stable, ultrastrong, and highly flexible aligned carbon nanotube fibers can be used not only as catalytic counter electrodes but also as conductive materials to support dye-loaded TiO(2) nanoparticles in DSSCs. The power conversion efficiency of this fiber solar cell can achieve 2.94%. These solar power fibers, exhibiting power conversion efficiency independent of incident light angle and cell length, can be woven into textiles via a convenient weaving technology.
Authors:
Tao Chen; Longbin Qiu; Zhenbo Cai; Feng Gong; Zhibin Yang; Zhongsheng Wang; Huisheng Peng
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nano letters     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1530-6992     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101088070     Medline TA:  Nano Lett     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
State Key Laboratory of Molecular Engineering of Polymers, ‡Department of Macromolecular Science, §Laboratory of Advanced Materials, and ∥Department of Chemistry, Fudan University , Shanghai 200438, China.
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