4. Electrodeposited Porous ZnO Sensitized by Organic Dyes – Promising Materials for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with Potential Application in Large-Scale Photovoltaics

  1. Prof. Richard C. Alkire4,
  2. Prof. Dieter M. Kolb5,
  3. Prof. Jacek Lipkowski6 and
  4. Prof. Philip N. Ross7
  1. Derck Schlettwein1,
  2. Tsukasa Yoshida2 and
  3. Daniel Lincot3

Published Online: 22 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633227.ch4

Photoelectrochemical Materials and Energy Conversion Processes: Volume 12

Photoelectrochemical Materials and Energy Conversion Processes: Volume 12

How to Cite

Schlettwein, D., Yoshida, T. and Lincot, D. (2010) Electrodeposited Porous ZnO Sensitized by Organic Dyes – Promising Materials for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with Potential Application in Large-Scale Photovoltaics, in Photoelectrochemical Materials and Energy Conversion Processes: Volume 12 (eds R. C. Alkire, D. M. Kolb, J. Lipkowski and P. N. Ross), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527633227.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 4

    University of Illinois, 600 South Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

  2. 5

    University of Ulm, Institute of Electrochemistry, Albert-Einstein-Allee 47, 89081 Ulm, Germany

  3. 6

    University of Guelph, Department of Chemistry, N1G 2W1 Guelph, Ontario, Canada

  4. 7

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Materials Science Department, 1 Cyclotron Road MS 2-100, Berkeley, CA 94720-0001, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Institut für Angewandte Physik, 35394 Gießen, Germany

  2. 2

    Gifu University, Graduate School of Engineering, Environmental and Renewable Energy Systems (ERES) Division, Yanagido 1-1, Gifu 501-1193, Japan

  3. 3

    IRDEP, Institut de Recherche et Developpement sur l'Energie Photovoltaique, UMR 7174, EDF-CNRS-ENSCP, 6, quai Watier, 78401 Chatou Cedex, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527328598

Online ISBN: 9783527633227

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Keywords:

  • porous ZnO;
  • electrodeposition;
  • organic dye sensitizers;
  • dye-sensitized solar cell;
  • large-scale photovoltaics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Electrodeposition – A Well-Established Technology

  • Electrodeposition of ZnO Thin Films

  • Sensitization of ZnO

  • Alternative Sensitizer Molecules

  • Electrodeposition of Hybrid ZnO/Organic Thin Films

  • Porous Crystalline Networks of ZnO as Starting Material for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

  • Adaptation of Electrodeposition Towards Specific Demands of Alternative Substrate Materials

  • State of the Art and Outlook

  • References