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Research Article

RTV Silicone Membranes as Agents to Confine the Liquid Components in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

Table 1

Mass density ( ), dry and wet sample weight, liquid uptake, porosity, and glass transition temperature ( ) values for the studied membranes.

Samples (abbreviated names)RTV silicone resin/catalyst
(weight ratio)
(gr/cm3)Sample weight (mgr)Liquid uptake (%) Porosity (%)

SM68996/41.48 359.4360.30.25 0.45148
SMTixo95/51.21220.4222.30.86 1.23147
SM40095/51.19302.1324.87.50 10.32143

Determined at room temperature.
bDetermined on the dry samples at a driving frequency of 3 Hz.

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