Simply by elevating the successive ionic layer adsorption and reaction temperature for ZnS deposition, we successfully demonstrated improved photostability of PbS-based quantum dot-sensitized solar cells (QDSCs) which was credited to efficient surface coverage of ZnS over PbS QDs and TiO2. Using open-circuit voltage decay and cyclic voltammetry techniques distinctly, it was affirmed that the back electron transfer at TiO2/PbS/electrolyte interface was reduced. Superior deposition of ZnS in terms of surface coverage not only exhibited increase in photocurrent density (from 20.7 mA/cm2 to 22.3 mA/cm2) and power conversion efficiency (from 3.1% to 3.4%), it also stabilized the normalized current significantly.

Basit, M., Mughal, F., Muhyuddin, M., Khan, T., Ahsan, M., Ali, N. (2019). Superior ZnS deposition for augmenting the photostability and photovoltaic performance of PbS quantum-dot sensitized solar cells. CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS, 731 [10.1016/j.cplett.2019.06.069].

Superior ZnS deposition for augmenting the photostability and photovoltaic performance of PbS quantum-dot sensitized solar cells

Muhyuddin M.
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2019

Abstract

Simply by elevating the successive ionic layer adsorption and reaction temperature for ZnS deposition, we successfully demonstrated improved photostability of PbS-based quantum dot-sensitized solar cells (QDSCs) which was credited to efficient surface coverage of ZnS over PbS QDs and TiO2. Using open-circuit voltage decay and cyclic voltammetry techniques distinctly, it was affirmed that the back electron transfer at TiO2/PbS/electrolyte interface was reduced. Superior deposition of ZnS in terms of surface coverage not only exhibited increase in photocurrent density (from 20.7 mA/cm2 to 22.3 mA/cm2) and power conversion efficiency (from 3.1% to 3.4%), it also stabilized the normalized current significantly.
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Energy; PbS; Photostability; Quantum dots; Solar cells; ZnS;
English
Basit, M., Mughal, F., Muhyuddin, M., Khan, T., Ahsan, M., Ali, N. (2019). Superior ZnS deposition for augmenting the photostability and photovoltaic performance of PbS quantum-dot sensitized solar cells. CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS, 731 [10.1016/j.cplett.2019.06.069].
Basit, M; Mughal, F; Muhyuddin, M; Khan, T; Ahsan, M; Ali, N
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