Vieillissement des cellules à base de mélanges de colorant. [] A. Kay, M. Gratzel, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 44 (). 11 oct. électrochimique en développant la première DSSC, une des cellules solaire troisième génération, formée d’un film de TiO2 (photo-. 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.

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Such structures may provide a means to improve the quantum efficiency of DSSCs in the red region of the spectrum, where their graegzel is currently limited. Journal of Materials Science: Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.

The “black dye” system was subjected to 50 million cycles, the equivalent of ten years’ exposure to the sun graetzell Switzerland. The wide spectral response results in the dye having a deep brown-black color, and is referred to simply as “black dye”.

Several commercial providers are promising availability of DSCs in the near future: To improve electron transport in these solar cells, while maintaining the high surface area needed for dye adsorption, two researchers have designed alternate semiconductor morphologies, such as arrays of nanowires and a combination of nanowires and nanoparticlesto provide a direct path to the electrode via the semiconductor conduction band.

As in a conventional alkaline batteryan anode the titanium dioxide ce,lule a cathode the platinum are placed on either side of a celllue conductor the electrolyte.


By far the biggest problem with the conventional approach is cost; solar cells require a relatively thick layer of doped silicon in order to have reasonable photon capture rates, and silicon processing is expensive. Several important measures are used to characterize solar cells.

Researchers have investigated the role of surface plasmon resonances present on gold nanorods in the performance of dye-sensitized solar cells. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. After flowing through the external circuit, they are re-introduced into the cell on a metal electrode on the back, flowing into the electrolyte. In graetzfl semiconductor, increasing temperature will promote some electrons into the conduction band “mechanically”.

This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Such systems suffer noticeable decreases in efficiency as the cells heat up internally.

When a load is placed across the cell as a whole, these electrons will flow out of the p-type side into the celule side, lose energy while moving through the external circuit, and then flow back into the p-type material where they can once again re-combine with the valence-band hole they left behind. There is another area where DSSCs are particularly attractive. After soaking the film in the dye solution, a thin layer of the dye is left covalently bonded to the surface of the TiO 2.

Dye-sensitized solar cell

Researchers have found that using dyes comprising a perylenemonoimide PMI as the acceptor and an oligothiophene coupled to triphenylamine as the donor greatly improve the performance of p-DSC by reducing charge recombination rate following dye-sensitized hole injection.

A separate plate is then made with a thin layer of the iodide electrolyte spread over a conductive sheet, typically platinum metal.


The excited dye rapidly injects an electron into the TiO 2 after light absorption. The major disadvantage to the DSSC design is the use of the liquid electrolyte, which has temperature grwetzel problems.

Archived from the original on 28 September In addition, the group also prepared a quasi-solid-state gel electrolyte with a 3-methoxypropionitrile MPN -based liquid electrolyte that was solidified by a photochemically stable fluorine polymer, polyvinylidenefluoride -co- hexafluoropropylene PVDF-HFP. An article published in Nature Materials demonstrated cell efficiencies of 8. These nanoparticle DSSCs rely on trap-limited diffusion through the semiconductor nanoparticles for the electron transport.

The first successful solid-hybrid dye-sensitized solar cells were reported. This creates a path to the immediate commercial utilisation of these new materials. The use of the amphiphilic Z dye in conjunction with the polymer gel electrolyte in DSC achieved an energy conversion efficiency of 6.

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

Dye-sensitized solar cell – Wikipedia

This limits the device efficiency since it is a slow transport mechanism. E; Rebentrost, Graetzeo Tributsch, H Efficiency gains are possible and have recently started more widespread study.

The titanium dioxide is immersed under an electrolyte solution, above which is a platinum -based catalyst.