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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 637652, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/637652
Research Article

New 1,3,4-Oxadiazole Based Photosensitizers for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSCs)

1Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy, Research Institute, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), P.O. Box 5050, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
2Polymer and Process Engineering Department, University of Engineering & Technology Lahore, Lahore 54000, Pakistan
3Department of Chemical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), P.O. Box 5050, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
4Gas Processing Center, College of Engineering, Qatar University, P.O. Box 2713, Doha, Qatar

Received 16 September 2015; Accepted 25 October 2015

Academic Editor: Vishal Mehta

Copyright © 2015 Umer Mehmood et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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