Cactus architecture of ZnO nanoparticles network through simple wet chemistry: Efficient dye sensitized solar cells

Prashant Baviskar, Ratnakar Gore, Ahmed Ennaoui, Babasaheb Sankapal

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Simple wet chemically grown ZnO with interconnected nanoparticles network having cactus morphology was successfully demonstrated as a photoanode towards dye sensitized solar cell applications with two different dyes, namely, D149 and N719 with the device efficiencies of 3.43% and 3.09%, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-93
Number of pages3
JournalMaterials Letters
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes



  • Cactus morphology
  • Dye sensitized solar cell
  • Nanoparticles
  • Thin films
  • Zinc oxide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials

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