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(Reference retrieved automatically from Web of Science through information on FAPESP grant and its corresponding number as mentioned in the publication by the authors.)

Connecting the (quantum) dots: towards hybrid photovoltaic devices based on chalcogenide gels

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Author(s):
De Freitas, Jilian N. [1] ; Korala, Lasantha [2] ; Reynolds, Luke X. [3, 4] ; Haque, Saif A. [3, 4] ; Brock, Stephanie L. [2] ; Nogueira, Ana F. [1]
Total Authors: 6
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Campinas, Inst Chem, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[2] Wayne State Univ, Dept Chem, Detroit, MI 48202 - USA
[3] Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Ctr Plast Elect, London SW7 2AZ - England
[4] Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Dept Chem, London SW7 2AZ - England
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics; v. 14, n. 43, p. 15180-15184, 2012.
Web of Science Citations: 8
Abstract

CdSe(ZnS) core(shell) aerogels were prepared from the assembly of quantum dots into mesoporous colloidal networks. The sol-gel method produces inorganic particle interfaces with low resistance to electrical transport while maintaining quantum-confinement. The photoelectrochemical properties of aerogels and their composites with poly(3-hexylthiophene) are reported for the first time. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 09/15428-0 - Hybrid solar cells with inorganic nanoparticles: investigation of the role of nanoparticles and development of devices with higher efficiencies
Grantee:Jilian Nei de Freitas
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate