A new cosensitization method using the Lewis acid sites of a TiO2photoelectrode for dye-sensitized solar cells

Naoyuki Shibayama, Hironobu Ozawa, Masahiro Abe, Yousuke Ooyam, Hironori Arakawa

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Abstract

Co-sensitized dye-sensitized solar cells using black dye and a pyridine-anchor dye (NI5 or YNI-2) showing site-selective adsorption behaviour at the TiO2surface have been prepared for the first time to reduce the competitive adsorption between the two dyes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6398-6401
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume50
Issue number48
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 20 2014
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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