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Solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells based on spirofluorene (spiro-OMeTAD) and arylamines as hole transporting materials.
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PMID:  22735398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Dye-sensitized solar cells are a promising solar technology because of their low cost, reliability, and high efficiency, compared with silicon-based solar cells. Efforts over the last two decades have increased solar cell efficiency to 12% based on liquid electrolytes, and more research on solid-state devices is necessary to determine their practical usage and long-term stability. The development of solid-state devices has achieved an overall efficiency over 7% using hole transporting materials. This study reviews current progress on hole transporting materials, sensitizers, and mesoporous TiO(2) in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells using small organic molecules as the hole transporting material. This study also discusses the key factors, such as molecular structure design and interfacial problems, affecting device performance.
Chih-Yu Hsu; Yung-Chung Chen; Ryan Yeh-Yung Lin; Kuo-Chuan Ho; Jiann T Lin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1463-9084     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-6-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  100888160     Medline TA:  Phys Chem Chem Phys     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taipei 11529, Taiwan.
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