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A Short Review on Dye-sensitized solar cells

Shazia Akhtar


Dye-sensitized solar cells (DSC) are constructed on molecular and nanometer-scale components. Record cell proficiencies of 12%, favorable constancy data and means of energy-proficient production procedures have been accomplished. From the selling points of view for the DSC technology the outlook of low-cost investments and fabrication are main features. DSCs offer the possibilities to design solar cells with a large flexibility in shape, color, and transparency. The basic principles of the operation of DSC, the state-of-the-art as well as the potentials for future development are described.

Keywords: Dye-sensitized, Solar cell, Photoelectrochemistry

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