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Influence of additive on the performance of energy conversion solar cell

Abdullah, Nur Munirah and Mohd Rus, Anika Zafiah and Abdullah, Mohammad Faiz Liew (2013) Influence of additive on the performance of energy conversion solar cell. In: Advanced Materials Engineering and Technology (ICAMET 2013) , 28-29 November 2013, Bandung, Indonesia .

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Abstract

Dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) of natural dyes from local fruits which consist of the carbonyl and hydroxyl groups of anthocyanin molecule influences the performance of photosensitized effect due to high interaction on the surface of filler. The study is based on Titanium Dioxide, TiO2; U1and U2 (without and with additive respectively), treated TiO2 with ultrasonic; U3 and U4 (without and with additive respectively). The additive for electrolyte, KI3 gives effects on the rate of electron injection to the oxidized dye sensitizer. Of treated TiO2 with ultrasonic was reduced the particle size agglomeration from 0.37 μm down to 0.15 μm. This contributes to a better ‘sponge like’ with high porosity in order to absorb more anchorage dye sensitizer. Treated U4 with addition of additive for electrolyte gives, Voc=0.74228 V, Isc=0.36 mA, FF=57.0124 gives 0.039% of efficiency.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: anthocyanin; dye sensitizer; ultrasonic; titanium dioxide; electrolyte additive
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK2896-2986 Production of electricity by direct energy conversion
Divisions: Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Materials Engineering and Design
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2014 09:05
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2014 09:05
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/4785
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