Evaluation of Solar Conversion Efficiency in Dye Sensitized Solar Cell Using Cobalt Nitrate and Magnesium Sulphate in Mixture of Dyes

Chanchal Mahavar*, Virendra Soni **, K. R. Genwa***
*_** Research Scholar, Department of Chemistry, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
*** Professor, Department of Chemistry, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
Periodicity:January - March'2019
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jms.6.4.14832


Dye Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSC) have widely been studied for its economic benefits with better efficiency, for this purpose many metallic dyes have been synthesized. This paper aims for increasing efficiency using easy and low cost technique, which includes the effect of metallic solution prepared by using two salts, i.e. cobalt nitrate and magnesium sulphate in different solvents (DMSO, ethanol, double distilled water) for mixture of two dyes (Azur B and Crystal Violet). The prepared solution of two salts was used along with Deoxycholic solution (DCA) in dye solution to increase the stability and performance of cell. It was noticed that metallic solution alone increased the efficiency of cell, but found noticeable fluctuation in current, which was eradicated by using DCA solution. Maximum conversion efficiency was found in DMSO solvent system for Azur B and Crystal Violet dye.


Azur B, Cobalt Nitrate, Crystal Violet, Magnesium Sulphate, Metallic Solution.

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Mahavar, C., Soni, V., and Genwa, K. R. (2019). Evaluation of solar conversion efficiency in Dye Sensitized Solar Cell using cobalt nitrate and magnesium sulphate in mixture of dyes. i-manager’s Journal on Material Science , 6(4), 45-58. https://doi.org/10.26634/jms.6.4.14832


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