13. Metal-Oxide Nanoparticles for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

  1. Prof. Satishchandra B. Ogale4,5,
  2. Prof. Thirumalai V. Venkatesan6,7,8,9 and
  3. Prof. Mark G. Blamire10
  1. Frédéric Sauvage1,2,
  2. Mohammad K. Nazeeruddin3 and
  3. Michael Grätzel3

Published Online: 31 JUL 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527654864.ch13

Functional Metal Oxides: New Science and Novel Applications

Functional Metal Oxides: New Science and Novel Applications

How to Cite

Sauvage, F., Nazeeruddin, M. K. and Grätzel, M. (2013) Metal-Oxide Nanoparticles for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, in Functional Metal Oxides: New Science and Novel Applications (eds S. B. Ogale, T. V. Venkatesan and M. G. Blamire), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527654864.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 4

    National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Physical & Materials Chemistry, Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, 411 008 Pune, India

  2. 5

    Centre of Excellence in Solar Energy, Physical and Materials Chemistry Division, National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune 411008, India

  3. 6

    National University of Singapore, Faculty of Engineering, 4 Engineering Drive 3, Block A, 117576 Singapore, Singapore

  4. 7

    National University of Singapore, NUSNNNI-NanoCore, Singapore 117576, Singapore

  5. 8

    National University of Singapore, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Singapore 117576, Singapore

  6. 9

    National University of Singapore, Department of Physics, Singapore 117542, Singapore

  7. 10

    University of Cambridge, Department of Materials Science, Pembroke Street, CB2 3QZ Cambridge, United Kingdom

Author Information

  1. 1

    Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Laboratoire de Réactivité et Chimie des Solides, CNRS UMR7314, 33 rue Saint-Leu, 80039 Amiens Cedex, France

  2. 2

    Réseau sur le Stockage, Electrochimique de l'Energie (RS2E), FR CNRS3459, France

  3. 3

    Laboratoire de Photonique et Interfaces, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Institut des Sciences et Ingénierie Chimiques, Station 6, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JUL 2013
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527331796

Online ISBN: 9783527654864

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Keywords:

  • grain coarsening process;
  • X-ray diffraction;
  • oxygen-deficient material;
  • point defect;
  • doped semiconductor materials;
  • dyes;
  • optoelectronic

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • TiO2: Polymorphism, Optoelectronic Properties, and Bandgap Engineering

  • Principle and Basis of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell (DSC) Technology

  • Progress in TiO2 Engineering for Improved Charge-Collection Efficiency and Light Confinement

  • Development of Molecular Sensitizers Suited to TiO2 Optoelectronic Properties

  • Development of Redox Mediators

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References