A stable quasi-solid-state dye-sensitized solar cell with an amphiphilic ruthenium sensitizer and polymer gel electrolyte

@article{Wang2003ASQ,
  title={A stable quasi-solid-state dye-sensitized solar cell with an amphiphilic ruthenium sensitizer and polymer gel electrolyte},
  author={Peng Wang and Shaik Mohammed Zakeeruddin and Jacques‐E. Moser and Mohammad Khaja Nazeeruddin and Takashi Sekiguchi and Michael Gr{\"a}tzel},
  journal={Nature Materials},
  year={2003},
  volume={2},
  pages={402-407}
}
Dye-sensitized nanocrystalline solar cells (DSC) have received considerable attention as a cost-effective alternative to conventional solar cells. One of the main factors that has hampered widespread practical use of DSC is the poor thermostability encountered so far with these devices. Here we show a DSC with unprecedented stable performance under both thermal stress and soaking with light, matching the durability criteria applied to silicon solar cells for outdoor applications. The cell uses… 
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