Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/4/045604
Title: Controlled synthesis and application of ZnO nanoparticles, nanorods and nanospheres in dye-sensitized solar cells
Authors: Seow, Z.L.S.
Wong, A.S.W.
Thavasi, V. 
Jose, R. 
Ramakrishna, S. 
Ho, G.W. 
Issue Date: 28-Jan-2009
Source: Seow, Z.L.S.,Wong, A.S.W.,Thavasi, V.,Jose, R.,Ramakrishna, S.,Ho, G.W. (2009-01-28). Controlled synthesis and application of ZnO nanoparticles, nanorods and nanospheres in dye-sensitized solar cells. Nanotechnology 20 (4) : -. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/4/045604
Abstract: Several important synthetic parameters such as precursor concentration, rate of evaporation and reaction time are found to determine the growth of ZnO nanostructures. These reaction parameters can be tailored and tuned to produce a variety of nanostructures ranging from nanoparticles, nanorods and nanospheres. The nanorods are structurally uniform made up of crystallographically oriented attached nanoparticles while the nanospheres are made up of several closely packed and randomly aligned nanocrystallites. XRD spectra of both the nanoparticles and nanorods exhibit typical diffraction peaks of a well-crystalline wurtzite ZnO structure. Finally, solar cells made up of ZnO nanoparticles and nanorods electrodes with absorbed ruthenium dye (N3) were measured to have a power conversion efficiency of 0.87% and 1.32%, respectively. © IOP Publishing Ltd.
Source Title: Nanotechnology
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/55423
ISSN: 09574484
DOI: 4/045604
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Page view(s)

33
checked on Dec 14, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.