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Title: Has the Sun Set on Quantum Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells?

Abstract

This is a reminder, a review and a look toward the future prospects for quantum dot-sensitized solar cells - a reminder of the highly viable, energy-efficient solar cells achievable. This is also a review of ground-breaking devices and their similarities to the near unity photon-to-electron mechanisms of photosynthesis; a look toward architectures that capitalize on the advances observed in previous work.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
  2. Middle Tennessee State Univ., Murfreesboro, TN (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
  3. Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN (United States). Dept. of Chemistry, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Dept. of Pharmacology, Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Dept. of Interdisciplinary Materials Science, Vanderbilt Inst. of Nanoscale Science and Engineering; Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Materials Science and Technology Division
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1362212
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 5; Journal Issue: 16; Journal ID: ISSN 1847-9804
Publisher:
SAGE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; quantum dots; solar cells; solid-state; TITANIA-NANOTUBE-ARRAY; CDSE NANOCRYSTALS; PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS; ELECTRON-TRANSFER; TIO2 NANOTUBES; PARTICLE-SIZE; METAL-OXIDE; DYE; EFFICIENCY; ENERGY

Citation Formats

Wrenn, Toshia L., McBride, James R., Smith, Nathanael J., and Rosenthal, Sandra J. Has the Sun Set on Quantum Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells?. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.5772/60736.
Wrenn, Toshia L., McBride, James R., Smith, Nathanael J., & Rosenthal, Sandra J. Has the Sun Set on Quantum Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells?. United States. doi:10.5772/60736.
Wrenn, Toshia L., McBride, James R., Smith, Nathanael J., and Rosenthal, Sandra J. Thu . "Has the Sun Set on Quantum Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells?". United States. doi:10.5772/60736. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1362212.
@article{osti_1362212,
title = {Has the Sun Set on Quantum Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells?},
author = {Wrenn, Toshia L. and McBride, James R. and Smith, Nathanael J. and Rosenthal, Sandra J.},
abstractNote = {This is a reminder, a review and a look toward the future prospects for quantum dot-sensitized solar cells - a reminder of the highly viable, energy-efficient solar cells achievable. This is also a review of ground-breaking devices and their similarities to the near unity photon-to-electron mechanisms of photosynthesis; a look toward architectures that capitalize on the advances observed in previous work.},
doi = {10.5772/60736},
journal = {Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology},
issn = {1847-9804},
number = 16,
volume = 5,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {1}
}

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