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Influence of Titanium Dioxide Layer Thicknesses and Electrolyte Thicknesses Applied in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

  • Jui-En Hu
  • Jung-Chuan Chou
  • Yi-Hung Liao
  • Shen-Wei Chuang
  • Hsueh-Tao Chou
Conference paper

Abstract

In this study, the different TiO2 layer thicknesses and electrolyte thicknesses were investigated, which were applied in the dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC). The amount of dye adsorption was decided by thickness of TiO2 layer, the appropriated TiO2 thickness could increase the short-circuit current density of DSSC and decreased the resistance of TiO2 layer, effectively. The oxidation-reduction reaction of inner electrochemical of DSSC was decided by thickness of electrolyte. The appropriate electrolyte thickness could increase the redox rate of DSSC and decreased the distance of electron transmission, effectively.

Keywords

Dye adsorption Dye-sensitized solar cells Electrolyte thickness Electron transmission Oxidation-reduction reaction TiO2 layer thicknesses 

Notes

Acknowledgment

This study has been supported by National Science Council, Republic of China, under the contracts NSC 100-2221-E-224-017, NSC 101-2221-E-224-046, NSC 101-2221-E-265-001 and NSC 102-2221-E-224-075.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jui-En Hu
    • 1
  • Jung-Chuan Chou
    • 2
  • Yi-Hung Liao
    • 3
  • Shen-Wei Chuang
    • 1
  • Hsueh-Tao Chou
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of Electronic and Optoelectronic EngineeringNational Yunlin University of Science and TechnologyDouliouR.O.C
  2. 2.Department of Electronic Engineering and Graduate School of Electronic and Optoelectronic EngineeringNational Yunlin University of Science and TechnologyDouliouR.O.C
  3. 3.Department of Information ManagementTransWorld UniversityYunlinR.O.C

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