Performance of Solar cell fabricated using TiO2: rGO on glass and Si substrates prepared by Thermal Evaporation Technique

  • Ayeshamariam A. Head, Department of Physics, Khadir Mohideen College, Adirampattinam, 614701, Tamil Nadu
  • Prabhavathi G. Research and Development Center, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, 620 024
  • Anuradha N. Department of Physics, Bon Secours College, 613 006
  • Afroos Banu A. Department of Chemistry, Khadir Mohideen College, Adirampattinam 614 701
  • Punithavelan N. Department of Physics Divisions, School of Advanced Sciences (SAS), VIT University Chennai Campus, Chennai, 600 127
  • Mohamed Saleem A. Department of Physics, Jamal Mohamed College (Auto), Tiruchirappalli, 620 020
  • Jayachandran M. Department of Physics, Sethu Institute of Technology, Pullor, Kariapatti, 625 606
Keywords: TiO2: rGO, Si substrates, glass substrates, nanocomposites, adsorption

Abstract

TiO2: rGO doped material is deposited on glass and Si substrates. These hetero nanostructures have multiple applications in photovoltaic because of their charge transport properties. In this study, we prepared tetragonal TiO2: rGO doped material is deposited on glass and Si substrates (NCs) using Thermal Evaporation method. The morphological properties of the NCs were investigated using X-ray diffraction, Field-emission scanning electron microscopy with EDAX analysis, Atomic force microscopy, and Photovoltaic studies analysis. The results showed that the surface area of the deposited films increased significantly and the anatase TiO2: rGO doped material is deposited on glass and Si substrates was efficient photovoltaic performance with the other nanocomposites or the bare individual nanoparticles. It may be attributed to the increased active surface area, the increased adsorption of the light and target surface atoms, as well as efficient electron–hole transformation.

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Published
2019-03-07
How to Cite
A., A., G., P., N., A., A., A., N., P., A., M., & M., J. (2019). Performance of Solar cell fabricated using TiO2: rGO on glass and Si substrates prepared by Thermal Evaporation Technique. International Journal of Bio-Pharma Research, 8(3), 2504-2513. https://doi.org/10.21746/ijbpr.2019.8.3.3
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Research Article

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