Fabrication of nanostructured zinc oxide films on plastic substrates by pyrolysis method and their application to dye-sensitized solar cells

Hirokazu Utsunomiya, Shintaro Ueno, Shinobu Fujihara

研究成果: Conference contribution

6 被引用数 (Scopus)

抄録

It has been attempted to utilize plastic substrates for electrodes, instead of conventional glass substrates, to fabricate flexible, lightweight, and low-cost dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). We examined a pyrolysis method by which preformed layered hydroxide zinc acetate (LHZA: Zn5(OH) 8(CH3COO)2·2H2O) films were converted into ZnO films at temperatures below 120 °C. Since the pyrolyzed films still contained zinc acetate compounds, they were immersed in hot water aiming at removing such the impurities. This hot water treatment influenced the film morphology to a large extent. The energy conversion efficiency of 3.41% was obtained for the cell using an N719/ZnO electrode fabricated on an indium tin oxide-coated polyethylene naphthalate (ITO-PEN) substrate through the present pyrolysis method.

本文言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルElectroceramics in Japan XVI
出版社Trans Tech Publications Ltd
ページ206-209
ページ数4
ISBN(印刷版)9783037858561
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2014
イベント32nd Electronics Division Meeting of the Ceramic Society of Japan - Tokyo, Japan
継続期間: 2012 10 262012 10 27

出版物シリーズ

名前Key Engineering Materials
582
ISSN(印刷版)1013-9826
ISSN(電子版)1662-9795

Other

Other32nd Electronics Division Meeting of the Ceramic Society of Japan
CountryJapan
CityTokyo
Period12/10/2612/10/27

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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