Table 5: Performance parameters of CdSe QDSSC with electrolytes having various amounts of GuSCN additive. Electrolyte used: 0.5 M Na2S, 0.1 M S in ethanol/water (8 : 2 by volume).

GuSCN concentration in the electrolyte (mA/cm2) (V)Fill factor (%)Efficiency, (%)

0 M7.080.43543.01.32
0.05 M6.800.47044.01.41
0.1 M6.980.45537.01.18
0.2 M6.950.44542.01.30