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Issue 44, 2009
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Highly ordered TiN nanotube arrays as counter electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells

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TiN nanotube arrays, prepared by the anodization of metallic Ti foil substrate and subsequent simple nitridation in an ammonia atmosphere, were investigated as low-cost counter electrodes in dye-sensitized solar cells for the first time. It is found that the highly ordered TiN nanotube arrays on the metallic Ti foil substrate show an excellent performance, comparable with typical Pt counter electrodes.

Graphical abstract: Highly ordered TiN nanotube arrays as counter electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells

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The article was received on 29 Jun 2009, accepted on 26 Aug 2009 and first published on 25 Sep 2009


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B912776C
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2009,0, 6720-6722

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    Highly ordered TiN nanotube arrays as counter electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells

    Q. W. Jiang, G. R. Li and X. P. Gao, Chem. Commun., 2009, 0, 6720
    DOI: 10.1039/B912776C

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