Preparation and Characterization of High Performance Dye Sensitized Solar Cells with Silver Nanoparticles in nanocomposite Photoanode

https://doi.org/10.46481/jnsps.2020.24

Authors

  • Eli Danladi Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna
  • Jamila Tasiu Kaduna State University, Kaduna
  • Lucky Endas Greenfield University, Kaduna

Keywords:

DSSCs, Surface Plasmon, Nanoparticles, Natural Pigment.

Abstract

The following article has been retracted by the Editor and Publisher of Journal of the Nigerian Society of Physical Sciences : "T. Jamila, E. Lucky & D. Eli, Preparation and Characterization of High Performance Dye Sensitized Solar Cells with Silver Nanoparticles in nanocomposite Photoanode, J. Nig. Soc. Phys. Sci. 2 (2020) 7–11; https://doi.org/10.46481/jnsps.2020.24." This retration is due to the wrong report of XRD analysis.

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Published

2020-02-28

How to Cite

Danladi, E., Tasiu, J., & Endas, L. (2020). Preparation and Characterization of High Performance Dye Sensitized Solar Cells with Silver Nanoparticles in nanocomposite Photoanode. Journal of the Nigerian Society of Physical Sciences, 2(1), 7–11. https://doi.org/10.46481/jnsps.2020.24

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