Dynamics of charge transport and recombination in ZnO nanorod array dye-sensitized solar cells

Alex B F Martinson, James E. McGarrah, Mohammed O K Parpia, Joseph T Hupp

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Abstract

Intensity modulated photovoltage and photocurrent spectroscopies reveal that photoanodes based on nanorod arrays exhibit dramatically faster electron transport while retaining similar electron lifetimes (recombination times) compared to standard photoanodes assembled from colloidal nanoparticles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4655-4659
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Volume8
Issue number40
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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Nanorods
Photocurrents
nanorods
Charge transfer
solar cells
dyes
Spectroscopy
Nanoparticles
Electrons
photovoltages
retaining
photocurrents
electrons
life (durability)
nanoparticles
spectroscopy
Dye-sensitized solar cells
Electron Transport

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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Dynamics of charge transport and recombination in ZnO nanorod array dye-sensitized solar cells. / Martinson, Alex B F; McGarrah, James E.; Parpia, Mohammed O K; Hupp, Joseph T.

In: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Vol. 8, No. 40, 2006, p. 4655-4659.

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Martinson, Alex B F ; McGarrah, James E. ; Parpia, Mohammed O K ; Hupp, Joseph T. / Dynamics of charge transport and recombination in ZnO nanorod array dye-sensitized solar cells. In: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2006 ; Vol. 8, No. 40. pp. 4655-4659.
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