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Suppressed Recombination in Quantum Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells with Blocking Layers on FTO Substrates

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The compact and thin TiO2 blocking layers (c-TiO2) were formed on F-doped SnO2 (FTO) substrate in quantum dots-sensitized solar cells (QSSCs) by chemical deposition. The c-TiO2 layers induced indirect contact between electrolyte and FTO electrode, which reduced leakage in QSSCs. The QSSCs showed power conversion efficiency (Eff) of 3.85% in the presence of c-TiO2 layers which leads to 21% improved compared to that without c-TiO2 layers (Eff = 3.18%). The presence of the c-TiO2 layers in QSSCs also improved the stability under illumination.


Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2012.4579

Publication date: February 1, 2012

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  • Journal for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JNN) is an international and multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal with a wide-ranging coverage, consolidating research activities in all areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology into a single and unique reference source. JNN is the first cross-disciplinary journal to publish original full research articles, rapid communications of important new scientific and technological findings, timely state-of-the-art reviews with author's photo and short biography, and current research news encompassing the fundamental and applied research in all disciplines of science, engineering and medicine.
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