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

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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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Submitted
08 Oct 2013
Accepted
09 Dec 2013
First published
09 Dec 2013

Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 1941-1943
Article type
Communication

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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