Synthesis of Titania Nanocrystals: Application for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

  • Motonari Adachi
  • Yusuke Murata
  • Fumin Wang
  • Jinting Jiu
Part of the Nanostructure Science and Technology book series (NST)


Titania nanocrystals, which have a large surface area with controlled surface structure and high electron transport properties, are essentially important for highefficiency dye-sensitized solar cells. Morphological control and high crystallinity are the key properties needed in titanium oxide materials for dye-sensitized solar cells. In this section, we first review morphological control and functionalization of nanosize ceramic materials from a wide point of view.


Anodic Alumina Anatase Phase Shape Control Oriented Attachment Crystalline Anatase 
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  • Motonari Adachi
    • 1
  • Yusuke Murata
    • 1
  • Fumin Wang
    • 1
  • Jinting Jiu
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Advanced EnergyKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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