Influence of hydrothermal reaction period of ZnO nanorod arrays on recombination processes in dye sensitized solar cell

  • Б.Р. Ильясов Institute of Molecular Nanophotonics, E.A. Buketov Karaganda State University, Kazakhstan,Karaganda; Laboratory of Solar Energy, NLA, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan, Astana
  • Н.Х. Ибраев Institute of Molecular Nanophotonics, E.A. Buketov Karaganda State University, Kazakhstan,Karaganda; Laboratory of Solar Energy, NLA, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan, Astana

Abstract

ZnO nanorod arrays were synthetized by hydrothermal deposition technique. Influence of hydrothermal reaction period on specific surface of the nanorod arrays and photovoltaic properties of DSSCs based on ZnO nanorods was studied. Optimal hydrothermal reaction period for growing of ZnO nanorod arrays was determined. It was founded that recombination rate of electrons at ZnO/electrolyte interface and effective diffusion coefficient of electrons in ZnO increase by extending hydrothermal reaction period. Possible explanations of observed phenomena have been offered.

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Published
2016-09-15
How to Cite
ИЛЬЯСОВ, Б.Р.; ИБРАЕВ, Н.Х.. Influence of hydrothermal reaction period of ZnO nanorod arrays on recombination processes in dye sensitized solar cell. Recent Contributions to Physics (Rec.Contr.Phys.), [S.l.], v. 59, n. 4, p. 56-62, sep. 2016. ISSN 1563-0315. Available at: <http://bph.kaznu.kz/index.php/zhuzhu/article/view/493>. Date accessed: 19 dec. 2018.
Section
Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Problems. NanoScience

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