Recent Developments in Materials for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells


Recent Developments in Materials for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

Santhosh Narendhiran, Manoj Balachandran

Over the past few years, a variety of photovoltaic devices have been developed to serve a diverse range of applications. These devices include inorganic, organic, and hybrid solar cells. Despite the high conversion efficiency of silicon-based solar cells, their practicality is constrained by the expensive module costs and the intricate manufacturing process involved. Among them, dye-sensitized solar cells have emerging technology to power a portable electronic device and work with both outdoor and indoor light, reducing the energy demand in the present scenario. This chapter explains the working mechanism and components of DSSC materials and provides insights into recent developments.

Solar Cells, Light-Sensitive Dye, Energy, Photovoltaic Cells

Published online 3/25/2024, 14 pages
Copyright © 2024 by the author(s)
Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: Santhosh Narendhiran, Manoj Balachandran, Recent Developments in Materials for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 163, pp 38-51, 2024


The article was published as article 2 of the book Third Generation Photovoltaic Technology

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