Investigation on Applying Compound Solvent in Liquid Electrolyte for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

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Liquid electrolyte for dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) was prepared by using the mixture of sulfolane and 3-methoxypropionitrile as a solvent, 4-tert-butylpyridine as an additive. The influences of sulfolane on electrolyte conductivity, photoelectric performances and the DSSCs stability were investigated. The results indicated that when the ratio of 3-methoxypropionitrile to sulfolane achieves 3:2, the cell showed the optimal photoelectric properties and stability, and the short-circuit current and photoelectric conversion efficiency achieved 7.58mA/cm2 and 2.79%, respectively.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 347-353)

Edited by:

Weiguo Pan, Jianxing Ren and Yongguang Li

Pages:

906-911

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.347-353.906

Citation:

Z. Q. Hu et al., "Investigation on Applying Compound Solvent in Liquid Electrolyte for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 347-353, pp. 906-911, 2012

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October 2011

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