A carbon gel catalyst layer for the roll-to-roll production of dye solar cells
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Carbon, Volume 49, Issue 2
AbstractCarbon gel catalyst layers were used in dye solar cells. These layers were prepared on flexible plastic substrates at low temperatures (130 °C). The carbon gel, demonstrated excellent flexibility which is an important feature for roll-to-roll production and special applications of dye solar cells. The use of these low cost and highly flexible catalyst layers resulted in good photovoltaic performance; only 10% lower than dye solar cells with rigid glass-based counter electrodes prepared with thermal platinization at ∼400 °C temperature.
Dye-sensitized, carbon powder, flexible substrates
Miettunen, Kati & Toivola, Minna & Hashmi, Ghufran & Salpakari, Jyri & Asghar, Imran & Lund, Peter. 2011. A carbon gel catalyst layer for the roll-to-roll production of dye solar cells. Carbon. Volume 49, Issue 2. 528-532. ISSN 0008-6223 (printed). DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2010.09.052.