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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2017, Article ID 2704864, 5 pages
Research Article

Performance Enhancement of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Using a Natural Sensitizer

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Brawijaya University, Jl. Veteran, Malang 65145, Indonesia
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sebelas Maret University, Jl. Ir. Sutami 36 A, Surakarta 57126, Indonesia

Correspondence should be addressed to Zainal Arifin;

Received 26 October 2016; Revised 22 December 2016; Accepted 29 December 2016; Published 24 January 2017

Academic Editor: K. R. Justin Thomas

Copyright © 2017 Zainal Arifin 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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