Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell for Indoor Applications: A Mini-Review

Devadiga, Dheeraj and Selvakumar, M and Shetty, Prakash and Santosh, M S (2021) Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell for Indoor Applications: A Mini-Review. Journal of Electronic Materials, 50 (6). pp. 3187-3206. ISSN 0361-5235

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Lightweight computing technologies such as the Internet of Things and flex�ible wearable systems have penetrated our everyday lives exponentially in recent years. Without a question, the running of such electronic devices is a major energy problem. Generally, these devices need power within the range of microwatts and operate mostly indoors. Thus, it is appropriate to have a self-sustainable power source, such as the photovoltaic (PV) cell, which can harvest indoor light. Among other PV cells, the dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) has immense capacity to satisfy the energy demands of most indoor electronics, making it a very attractive power candidates because of its many benefits such as readily available materials, relatively cheap manufacturing methods, roll-to-roll compatibility, easy processing capabilities on flexible substrates and exceptional diffuse/low-light performance. This review dis�cusses the recent developments in DSSC materials for its indoor applications. Ultimately, the perspective on this topic is presented after summing up the current progress of the research.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dye-sensitized solar cell, indoor application, sensitizers, photoanode, electrolyte, Counter electrode
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Chemistry
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2021 09:50
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2021 09:50
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/157100

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