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Molecular engineering of zinc phthalocyanine sensitizers for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells

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Abstract

Asymmetric zinc phthalocyanines with alkyl chain substituents formed highly efficient light-harvesting layers on a TiO2 surface. Dye-sensitized solar cells using PcS20 exhibited a record efficiency of 6.4% under one-sun irradiation.

Graphical abstract: Molecular engineering of zinc phthalocyanine sensitizers for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells

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The article was received on 08 Oct 2013, accepted on 09 Dec 2013 and first published on 09 Dec 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47714B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 1941-1943
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    Molecular engineering of zinc phthalocyanine sensitizers for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells

    T. Ikeuchi, H. Nomoto, N. Masaki, M. J. Griffith, S. Mori and M. Kimura, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 1941
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47714B

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