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Ultrafast near infrared sintering of TiO2 layers on metal substrates for dye-sensitized solar cells / David, Worsley; Trystan, Watson; Ian, Mabbett

Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, Volume: 19, Issue: 4, Pages: 482 - 486

Swansesa University Authors: David, Worsley, Trystan, Watson, Ian, Mabbett

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DOI (Published version): 10.1002/pip.1041

Published in: Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications
ISSN: 1062-7995
Published: 2011
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa5827
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Item Description: This invention of a new method for a key step in making Dye-sensitised solar-cells is also subject to a world-wide patent (rodney.rice@tatasteel.com). The active Titania layer, applied as a paste, can be sintered in 12 seconds as opposed to 30 minutes at 500C. This enables fast production line speeds aswell as lower energy input for roll-to-roll manufacturing. The paper is the first of a number from a collaborative EPSRC project on flexible solar cells on metals with ICL and Bath (EPSRC EP-E35205 £307k) which led to the creation of the SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre. (IF 7.7 and 12 citations).
College: College of Engineering
Issue: 4
Start Page: 482
End Page: 486