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Issue 11, 2013
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Great improvement of catalytic activity of oxide counter electrodes fabricated in N2 atmosphere for dye-sensitized solar cells

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Abstract

The dye-sensitized solar cells (DSCs) using SnO2 and Nb2O5 counter electrodes (CEs) prepared in N2 atmosphere yielded power conversion efficiencies (PCE) of 6.09% and 4.65%, much higher than the PCE values (1.84%, 0.97%) of the DSCs using the same SnO2 and Nb2O5 CEs prepared in air.

Graphical abstract: Great improvement of catalytic activity of oxide counter electrodes fabricated in N2 atmosphere for dye-sensitized solar cells

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The article was received on 11 Sep 2012, accepted on 26 Oct 2012 and first published on 29 Oct 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC37360B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 1058-1060
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    Great improvement of catalytic activity of oxide counter electrodes fabricated in N2 atmosphere for dye-sensitized solar cells

    M. Wu, X. Lin, W. Guo, Y. Wang, L. Chu, T. Ma and K. Wu, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1058
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC37360B

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