Toggle Main Menu Toggle Search

Open Access padlockePrints

Effect of TiO 2 mesoporous layer and surface treatments in determining efficiencies in antimony sulfide-(Sb 2S 3) sensitized solar cells

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Stevin PramanaORCiD


Full text for this publication is not currently held within this repository. Alternative links are provided below where available.


We have fabricated antimony sulfide (Sb 2S 3) sensitized nano-structured solar cells prepared by chemical bath deposition. By incorporating a surface treatment on the antimony sulfide films, an improvement in solar cell performance is observed. The influence of the TiO 2 photoanode structure on solar cell efficiencies is also studied by varying the TiO 2 nanoparticle size. Although smaller nanoparticle size provides a much larger effective surface area for sensitizer attachment, the smaller pore size lead to an over-aggregation of Sb 2S 3 particles on the surface pores. Devices fabricated on particles of size ∼100 nm exhibited an efficiency of 2.3. © 2011 The Electrochemical Society.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Gui EL, Kang AM, Pramana SS, Yantara N, Mathews N, Mhaisalkar S

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Journal of the Electrochemical Society

Year: 2012

Volume: 159

Issue: 3

Pages: B247-B250

Online publication date: 29/12/2011

ISSN (print): 0013-4651

ISSN (electronic): 1945-7111

Publisher: The Electrochemical Society


DOI: 10.1149/2.007203jes


Altmetrics provided by Altmetric