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Title: Effect of Nb-doped TiO{sub 2} on nanocomposited aligned ZnO nanorod/TiO{sub 2}:Nb for dye-sensitized solar cells

Abstract

The Nb-doped TiO{sub 2} films were deposited on glass substrate at different Nb concentrations of 0 at.%, 1 at.%, 3 at.%, 5 at.% and 7 at.%, respectively and their electrical and structural properties were investigated. Subsequently, the Nb-doped TiO{sub 2} films were deposited on top of aligned ZnO Nanorod on ITO glass substrates using spin coating technique. The nanocomposited aligned ZnO nanorod/Nb-doped TiO{sub 2} (TiO{sub 2}:Nb) were coated with different Nb concentrations of 0 at.%, 1 at.%, 3 at.%, 5 at.% and 7 at.%, respectively. The Dye-sensitized solar cells were fabricated from the nanocomposited aligned ZnO nanorod/TiO{sub 2}:Nb photoanodes and their effects on the performance of the DSSCs were investigated. From the solar simulator measurement of DSSC the solar energy conversion efficiency (η) of 5.376% under AM 1.5 was obtained for the ZnO nanorod/TiO{sub 2}:Nb-5at.%.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2]; ; ;  [1]; ;  [1];  [3]; ;  [4]
  1. NANO-ElecTronic Centre (NET), Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM),40450 Shah Alam, Selangor (Malaysia)
  2. (Malaysia)
  3. (NST), (Centre for Nano-Science and Nano-Technology), Institute of Science, Universiti Teknologi MARA - UiTM, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor (Malaysia)
  4. Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, Bldg. 5, King Saud University (KSU) P.O: 2455 Riyadh 1145 (Saudi Arabia)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22608613
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1733; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: IC-NET 2015: International conference on nano-electronic technology devices and materials 2015, Selangor (Malaysia), 27 Feb - 2 Mar 2015; Other Information: (c) 2016 Author(s); Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; CONCENTRATION RATIO; DOPED MATERIALS; DYES; EFFICIENCY; FILMS; GLASS; NANOSTRUCTURES; NIOBIUM ADDITIONS; PERFORMANCE; PHOTOANODES; SOLAR CELLS; SOLAR ENERGY; SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION; SOLAR SIMULATORS; SPIN; SPIN-ON COATING; SUBSTRATES; TITANIUM OXIDES; ZINC OXIDES

Citation Formats

Saurdi, I., E-mail: saurdy788@gmail.com, Ishak, A., UiTM Sarawak Kampus Kota Samarahan Jalan Meranek, Sarawak, Shafura, A. K., Azhar, N. E. A., Mamat, M. H., Malek, M. F., Rusop, M., NANO-SciTech Centre, Alrokayan, A. H. Salman, and Khan, Haseeb A.. Effect of Nb-doped TiO{sub 2} on nanocomposited aligned ZnO nanorod/TiO{sub 2}:Nb for dye-sensitized solar cells. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4948882.
Saurdi, I., E-mail: saurdy788@gmail.com, Ishak, A., UiTM Sarawak Kampus Kota Samarahan Jalan Meranek, Sarawak, Shafura, A. K., Azhar, N. E. A., Mamat, M. H., Malek, M. F., Rusop, M., NANO-SciTech Centre, Alrokayan, A. H. Salman, & Khan, Haseeb A.. Effect of Nb-doped TiO{sub 2} on nanocomposited aligned ZnO nanorod/TiO{sub 2}:Nb for dye-sensitized solar cells. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4948882.
Saurdi, I., E-mail: saurdy788@gmail.com, Ishak, A., UiTM Sarawak Kampus Kota Samarahan Jalan Meranek, Sarawak, Shafura, A. K., Azhar, N. E. A., Mamat, M. H., Malek, M. F., Rusop, M., NANO-SciTech Centre, Alrokayan, A. H. Salman, and Khan, Haseeb A.. Wed . "Effect of Nb-doped TiO{sub 2} on nanocomposited aligned ZnO nanorod/TiO{sub 2}:Nb for dye-sensitized solar cells". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4948882.
@article{osti_22608613,
title = {Effect of Nb-doped TiO{sub 2} on nanocomposited aligned ZnO nanorod/TiO{sub 2}:Nb for dye-sensitized solar cells},
author = {Saurdi, I., E-mail: saurdy788@gmail.com and Ishak, A. and UiTM Sarawak Kampus Kota Samarahan Jalan Meranek, Sarawak and Shafura, A. K. and Azhar, N. E. A. and Mamat, M. H. and Malek, M. F. and Rusop, M. and NANO-SciTech Centre and Alrokayan, A. H. Salman and Khan, Haseeb A.},
abstractNote = {The Nb-doped TiO{sub 2} films were deposited on glass substrate at different Nb concentrations of 0 at.%, 1 at.%, 3 at.%, 5 at.% and 7 at.%, respectively and their electrical and structural properties were investigated. Subsequently, the Nb-doped TiO{sub 2} films were deposited on top of aligned ZnO Nanorod on ITO glass substrates using spin coating technique. The nanocomposited aligned ZnO nanorod/Nb-doped TiO{sub 2} (TiO{sub 2}:Nb) were coated with different Nb concentrations of 0 at.%, 1 at.%, 3 at.%, 5 at.% and 7 at.%, respectively. The Dye-sensitized solar cells were fabricated from the nanocomposited aligned ZnO nanorod/TiO{sub 2}:Nb photoanodes and their effects on the performance of the DSSCs were investigated. From the solar simulator measurement of DSSC the solar energy conversion efficiency (η) of 5.376% under AM 1.5 was obtained for the ZnO nanorod/TiO{sub 2}:Nb-5at.%.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4948882},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 1733,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Jul 06 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Wed Jul 06 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}