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12 May 2006 Nanoporous CuInS2 electrodes for hybrid solar cells
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In this contribution, we present a new hybrid solar cell design. CuInS2 nanoparticles were synthesized using a low temperature colloidal route with organic surfactants to form an inorganic nanoporous hole transporting electrode. A soluble fullerene derivate PCBM (1-(3-methoxycarbonyl)-propyl-1-1-phenyl-(6,6) C61) was used for electron transport. We investigated the photovoltaic performance of the cells consisting of these CuInS2 and PCBM bilayers with and without a surface-adsorbed RuL2(NCS)/TBA(2:2) dye complex(where L= 2,2'-bipyridyl-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid; TBA= tetrabutylammonium). The cells containing the dye showed an improved photovoltaic response.
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Serap Günes, Helmut Neugebauer, Elif Arici Bogner, and Niyazi Serdar Sariciftci "Nanoporous CuInS2 electrodes for hybrid solar cells", Proc. SPIE 6197, Photonics for Solar Energy Systems, 619714 (12 May 2006);

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