By Peter L. Marek

This thesis describes a brand new method of the development of solar cells. Following nature's instance, this technique has the aim to discover a biomimetic self-assembling dye, whose aggregates can mimic the ordinary light-harvesting approach of precise photosynthetic energetic micro organism. The thesis investigates easy methods to keep an eye on the self-assembly such that compatible dye aggregates are shaped with excessive inner order and size-confinement. The dye aggregates might be carried out right into a new kind of solar cells, designed to mix the benefits of hybrid sun cells and solid-state dye-sensitized sun cells (ss-DSSCs): dye mixture sunlight cells (DASCs). This booklet describes the development and primary exams of a prototype for DASCs at the foundation of the investigated dye aggregates. The defined technique has the virtue that it'll allow to accumulate a light-harvesting process absolutely synthetically in huge scale with the intention to notice inexpensive, lightweight and environmentally pleasant sunlight cells - a useful aim in the direction of the exploitation of fresh strength from sunlight.

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