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Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2022, Volume: 15, Issue: 37, Pages: 1884-1891

Original Article

Fabrication of 5-Nitrosalicylaldehyde with Aniline as Sensitizer for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

Received Date:13 February 2022, Accepted Date:19 June 2022, Published Date:14 October 2022


Objectives: To create a DSSC circuit, combine 5-Nitro Salicylaldehyde with Aniline (5NSA). Methods: Working and counter electrodes are made of TiO2 and activated carbon film. Digital multimeters are used to test the conductive side of FTO glass prior to deposition. Graphite is used as the counter electrode. A functioning electrode was developed on conductive glass. FTO glass plate edges with Scotch tape (on the conductive side as determined by a multimeter). Distribute three drops of TiO2 blade-coated electrodes equally using a glass stirring stick. 5-nitrosalicylaldehyde and aniline dye are applied to the working electrode. I-/KI are electrolytes. An electrolyte is KI solution. I-V and P-V properties were examined in direct sunshine and a solar simulator. Findings: Using a digital multimeter and a solar simulator with glass plates, analyzed the efficiency of DSSC in Mayiladuthurai (L1), Nagapattinam (L2), and Vedaranyam (L3). The DSSC constructed with 5-Nitro salicylaldehyde and an aniline circuits obtained direct sunlight from a combination of 5NSA (L1-2.95 % ;L2-2.3 % ;L3-4.4 %) with an open circuit voltage (Voc) of (L1-26 mV;L2-38mV ;L3-39mV) and a short circuit current density (Isc) of (L1-80 mA;L2-60 (L1- 1.42 % ; L2- .1.01 % ; L3-1.9 % ). Different glasses determine the lowest and maximum light locations of the solar simulator. 5NSA discovered 5.8mV from frosted glass in lamp position 5 and a fill factor of 8% from plain glass in lamp position 5(0.92%). Novelty: 5NSA pigments with optimized agents exhibited improved photovoltaic properties, absorbed more sunlight, and utilized photon energy more effectively.

Keywords: Aniline; Dye Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSC); 5Nitro Salicylaldehyde; Solar simulator; Titanium Dioxide (TiO2 )


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© 2022 Idamalarselvi et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Published By Indian Society for Education and Environment (iSee)


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