Publicación:
Theoretical and experimental study of solar cells based on nanostructured films of TiO2 sensitized with natural dyes extracted from Zea mays and Bixa orellana

Imagen en miniatura
Fecha
2021
Autores
Sacasqui M.
Título de la revista
Revista ISSN
Título del volumen
Editor
Royal Society of Chemistry
Proyectos de investigación
Unidades organizativas
Número de la revista
Abstracto
Natural dyes were extracted from Zea mays and Bixa orellana, products from Peru, for the sensitization of nanoporous titanium dioxide (TiO2) films. The manufactured DSSCs were studied from the theoretical and experimental point of view in two main stages. In the first, the computational simulation of the dye molecules was carried out using the DFT and TD-DFT method. The analysis was complemented with UV-visible characterization. In the second stage, the transport and recombination processes that occur in the solar cell were studied.
Descripción
The authors gratefully acknowledge support from the PhD program in Physics of the National University of Engineering financed by CONCYTEC through Resolution No. 197-2015.
Palabras clave
natural colorants
Citación