Table 6: Performance parameters of CdSe QDSSC with different polysulfide electrolyte compositions reported by various groups.

Photoanode configurationElectrolyte composition (mA/cm2) (V)Fill factor (%)Efficiency (%)Reference

TiO2/CdSe0.5 M Na2S, 0.1 M S, 0.05 M GuSCN in ethanol/water (8 : 2 by volume)6.800.47044.01.41This work
TiO2/CdSe0.5 M Na2S, 0.1 M S, 0.2 M KCl in methanol/water (3 : 7 by volume)10.610.37836.01.40[16]
TiO2/CdS/CdSe/ZnS0.5 M Na2S, 0.1 M S, 0.2 M KCl in methanol/water (3 : 7 by volume)11.660.50349.02.90[16]
TiO2/CdSe1 M Na2S, 1 M S in aqueous6.030.68039.01.60[19]
TiO2/F/CdSe/F/ZnS1 M Na2S, 1 M S in aqueous7.510.71050.02.70[19]
TiO2/CdSe1 M Na2S, 0.1 M S, 0.1 M NaOH in ultrapure water3.060.43021.00.28[20]
TiO2/CdSe/ZnS1 M Na2S, 0.1 M S, 0.1 M NaOH in ultrapure water7.130.51048.01.83[20]
TiO2/CdSe1 M Na2S, 0.1 M S, 0.1 M KOH in aqueous2.700.55426.00.40[21]
TiO2/CdSe/ZnS1 M Na2S, 0.1 M S, 0.1 M KOH in aqueous9.000.55435.01.70[21]