Advances in OptoElectronics / 2011 / Article / Sch 1

Research Article

Change of Dye Bath for Sensitisation of Nanocrystalline T i O ๐Ÿ Films: Enhances Performance of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

Scheme 1

Synthetic route for HRD2 and H102 sensitizers; (i) NaH-THF, reflux for 12 hours (yield-55%). (ii) Ru-p-cymene complex, 2,2โ€ฒ-bipyridine-4,4โ€ฒ-dicarboxylic acid, NH4NCS, DMF, reflux for 12 hours. (iii) Ba(OH)2ยท8H2O, Pd(PPh3)4, Dioxane: H2O, reflux for 24 hours.

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