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Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology

, Volume 68, Issue 1, pp 67–74 | Cite as

Low-temperature versus oxygen plasma treatment of water-based TiO2 paste for dye-sensitized solar cells

  • Mateja Hočevar
  • Urša Opara Krašovec
  • Marko Topič
Original Paper

Abstract

Keywords

Peroxotitanic acid Sol–gel TiO2 paste Low-temperature treatment Oxygen plasma treatment Dye-sensitized solar cell 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors gratefully acknowledge the group of Prof. Miran Mozetič at the Jožef Stefan Institute (IJS, Ljubljana, Slovenia) for the oxygen plasma treatment. Jožko Fišer (IJS) is acknowledged for measurements of the layers’ thicknesses and Jože Buh (IJS) for the SEM analyses of the TiO2 layers. M. H. is grateful for the financial support given by the Slovenian Research Agency (Z2–4152–1538). The work was also partially funded by the Slovenian Research Agency under the P2–0197 program.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mateja Hočevar
    • 1
  • Urša Opara Krašovec
    • 1
  • Marko Topič
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

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