Factors controlling charge recombination under dark and light conditions in dye sensitised solar cells.

@article{Barnes2011FactorsCC,
  title={Factors controlling charge recombination under dark and light conditions in dye sensitised solar cells.},
  author={Piers Barnes and Assaf Y Anderson and Mindaugas Juozapavicius and Lingxuan Liu and Xiaoe Li and Emilio Palomares and Amparo Forneli and Brian C O'Regan},
  journal={Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 8},
  pages={3547-58}
}
A simple and powerful approach for assessing the recombination losses in dye sensitised solar cells (DSSCs) across the current voltage curve (j-V) as a function of TiO(2) electron concentration (n) is demonstrated. The total flux of electrons recombining with iodine species in the electrolyte and oxidised dye molecules can be thought of as a recombination current density, defined as j(rec) = j(inj)-j where j(inj) is the current of electrons injected from optically excited dye states and j is… CONTINUE READING