Enhancement of light-harvesting efficiency of dye-sensitized solar cells via forming TiO2 composite double layers with down/up converting phosphor dispersion

Mi Ja Lim, You Na Ko, Yun Chan Kang, Kyeong Youl Jung

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The light-conversion efficiency of dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) was improved about 13.5% and 6.0% by dispersing a down-conversion phosphor (DCP) and an up-conversion phosphor (UCP) in a TiO2 layer, respectively. Also, further improvement in the efficiency could be achieved by forming DCP/UCP/TiO2 double composite layers (η = 8.88%), which is about 21% higher than that of the cell (η = 7.36%) without the phosphor dispersion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10039-10042
Number of pages4
JournalRSC Advances
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Feb 26
Externally publishedYes


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  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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