Studies on Alternate Counter Electrode Materials for Pt—Free Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

  • Himanshi Jauhari
  • Rakhi GroverEmail author
  • D. S. Mehta
  • Kanchan Saxena
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 215)


Counter electrode selection has been a major challenge that directly affects the performance of dye sensitized solar cells. Platinum being a non-reactive metal is the most accepted material as counter-electrode, however, it has limitations due to its high cost and scarcity. In the present work, we have studied cost effective carbon based materials as alternate electrodes in dye sensitized solar cells.



The authors are thankful to Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan, Founder President, Amity University and Dr. V. K. Jain, Distinguished Scientist and Professor, Amity Institute of Advanced Research and Studies, Amity University, Noida for their continuous encouragements.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Himanshi Jauhari
    • 1
  • Rakhi Grover
    • 1
    Email author
  • D. S. Mehta
    • 2
  • Kanchan Saxena
    • 1
  1. 1.Amity Institute of Advanced Research and Studies (Materials and Devices), Amity Institute of Renewable and Alternative EnergyAmity UniversityNoidaIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsIIT DelhiNew DelhiIndia

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