Pickup of the Asian DSC activities last update 2009.11.4th

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AISIN SEIKI Co., Ltd and TOYOTA Central R&D Labs., Inc. (Japan)

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・Single FTO glass electrode
・200V in the open air

A monolith-type
DSC module with
22 cells
Demonstration
cell
Color variation
Monolithic (S-type)
Dye Solar modules
24x24cm x8unit


Name: DSC Prototype
Date: 2003.7.25
Venue: Dye Solar Cell Osaka Pre-symposium, Osaka, Japan



 

 

 

・Yellow : organic dye
・Red : N719
・Light green : Ru-Phtalocyanine complex
・Dark Green : N749

Leaf-shaped
transparent DSC
with four colors
Solar assited
butterfly
Light On

 

 

 

・Installed in 2004 Oct.
・The appearance significantly cjanges depending time instant weather and season

Toyota 'Dream
House', PAPI
Close-up
with metal
rugged reflector


Name: Wall-integrated DSC panels
Date: 2005.3.25th ---9.25th
Venue: The 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan
http://www.toyota.co.jp/jp/news/04/Dec/nt04_1204.html (J)



 

 

 

700W panel
with Prof. Graetzel


Name: Trial module
Date: 2005
Venue: AISIN, Kariya City, Aichi, Japan


 

  

  

 

Sorry、まだ編集中

水平設 置屋外暴露試験

Max 72 deg.C(summer)
Min -10 deg.C(winter)


Name: Trial module
Date: 200*
Venue: AISIN, Nagakute City, Aichi, Japan


[Article]

T. Toyoda, T. Sano, J. Nakajima, S. Doi, S. Fukumoto,
A. Ito, T. Tohyama, M. Yoshida, T. Kanagawa,
T. Motohiro, T. Shiga, K. Higuchi, K. Tanaka, Y. Takeda,
T. Fukano, N. Katoh, A. Takeichi, K. Takechi, M. hiozawa.
Outdoor performance of large scale DSC modules
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry,164(1-3), 203-207 (2004).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2003.11.022

  


T. Motohiro
Design of large area DSC and their durability
Symposium, 5th Asian Congress, Seoul, Korea (2005).


T. Motohiro
Development of dye-sensitized solar cells
Nippon Kagakkai Koen Yokoshu, 85(1) 614 (2005).
http://sciencelinks.jp/j-east/article/200516/000020051605A0529598.php


N. Kato, K. Higuchi, Y. Takeda, A. Takeichi, T. Motohiro, T. Sano and T. Toyoda.
Long-termstability of the DSC module under outdoor working condition.
Proceedings of Renewable Energy 2006, Makuhari, Japan, October 2006.


K. Higuchi and N. Kato
Development of Dye-sensitized Solar Modules for Artistic Designs
R&D review of Toyota CRDL, 41(1), (2006).

  


M. Graetzel
The advent of mesoscopic injection solar cells
Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 14(5), 429-442 (2006).
http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/pip.712

 


M. Graetzel
Nanocrystalline Injection Solar Cells
Thin Film Solar Cells (2006).
http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/0470091282.ch9

 


Y. Takeda, N. Kato , K. Higuchi, A. Takeichi, E. Sudo, T. Motohiro,
S. Fukumoto, T. Sano and T. Toyoda
Monolithically series-interconnected transparent modules of
dye-sensitized solar cells
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, (2008). in press
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2008.09.054

  


N. Kato , Y. Takeda, K. Higuchi, A. Takeichi, E. Sudo, H. Tanaka, T. Motohiro,
T. Sano and T. Toyoda
Degradation analysis of dye-sensitized solar cell module after
long-term stability test under outdoor working condition
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, (2008). in press
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2008.10.022

   



Takeda, N. Kato , K. Higuchi, A. Takeichi, T. Motohiro, S. Fukumoto
T. Sano and T. Toyoda
Monolithically series-interconnected transparent modules of
dye-sensitized solar cells
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 93(6-7), 808-811 (2009).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2008.09.054

   
Monolithically series-interconnected
transparent DSC module (2007.12)


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TOYOTA HOME
Showroom
Bio toilet
(2007.9.13)
Messe Nagoya
2008 (2008.9.11)
DSC model plane
installed in Centrair
Airport, Nagoya
(2008.12.24)
DSC chair installed
in RCAST,
The Univ. Tokyo
(2008.12.25)
"Future tree" Leaf unit,
Tokyo Motor Show
(2009.10.21)
DSC on treasure box

(2011)

Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.(Japan)

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・ITO (SPD foamed) film substrate
・<5 ohm/sq., >80 % optical transparency
・A transfer printing process
・30x30 cm
・Thickness 0.25 mm


Name: High performance film type DSC
Date: 2007.3
Venue:the JSAP the 54th Spring Meeting, Aoyama Gakuin University/ Sagamihara Campus, Japan


[Cell performance]

Eff. / %

Area / cm2

Voc / V

Jsc / mA・cm2

FF / %

Test center

Note

6.52

ap 0.16

0.746

12.88

0.678

self 07

Ti Nanoxide D, 5.0um

7.1

self 07.3.30

News Release (J)

Heat test (65 deg.C, 1000hr) has been passed


FUJIKURA Ltd. (Japan)

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・1190x840mm (410mmx140mm x16unit)
・Quasi-solid state electrolytegel
(Ionic liquid base)
・All assenbled by screen printing
(L size photo)


Name: Large-area modul panel of DSC
Date: 2005.12.15th
Venue: Eco Products 2005, Tokyo International Exhibition Center "TOKYO BIG SIGHT"


[Article]

Development of modular panel
Fujikura News 295, (2006).
http://www.fujikura.co.jp/00/news/0602/news1.html
http://www.fujikura.co.jp/00/news/0602/enews1.html

 


S. Yanagida, M. Watanabe, H. Matsui, K. Okada, H. Usui, T. Ezure and N. Tanabe
Dye-sensitized Solar Cells Using Nanocomposite Ion-gel Electrolytes
Fujikura Technical Review, 107, 73-78 (2004).
http://www.fujikura.co.jp/00/gihou/gihou107/107_16.html (J)

  (J)




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100x60cm module
panels, parallel
located 3 panels
Outdoor testing
Sub module
85 deg.C, 85 %RH
endurancetest
I-V curve


Name: DSC Module
Date: 2008.2.27th
Venue: PV Expo 2008, Tokyo International Exhibition Center "TOKYO BIG SIGHT"


[Article]

Significant Improvement in Dye-sensitized Solar Cell Module
Fujikura News 321, (2008).
http://www.fujikura.co.jp/f-news/1190231_4018.html

 



[Cell performance]

Eff. / %

Area / cm2

Voc / V

Jsc / mA・cm2

FF / %

Test center

7.33

25

0.7782

344.7/25

0.683

self 08

Quality was verified through a series of duability tests,
incuding more than 1000 hours of acceralated weather tests
at 85 deg.C and 85% RH, thermalcycle tests, and continuous
light-soaking tests.



NGK SPARK PLUG Co., Ltd. (Japan)

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・Tungsten conductive circuit
・Micro fine pitch comb-shaped intersection
electrode for FTO less DSC (50 μm pitch)
・Solder through hole for the backside circuit connection
・Free from scale up η lowering

Ceramic substrate
DSC module
Side view
Ultla high voltage
test cell
Comblike tungsten
electrode
Multijunction cell


Name: Ceramic substrate DSC
Date: 2004.10.2nd
Venue: 206th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society, Inc., Honolulu, Hawaii


[Article]

I. Gonda, Y. Okuyama, J. Takashima and K. Furusaki, S. Uchida
Dye-sensitized Solar Cell Structure Suitable for High Power Module
206th ECS Meeting, Abstract #470 (2004).
http://www.electrochem.org/dl/ma/206/pdfs/0470.PDF

 


Y. Okuyama, I. Gonda, J. Takashima and K. Furusaki, S. Uchida
Dye-sensitized solar cell using tungsten electrode on ceramic substrate
206th ECS Meeting, Abstract #471 (2004).
http://www.electrochem.org/dl/ma/206/pdfs/0471.PDF

 




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・Hybrid copper polyimide flexible
substrate (5 layer) + FTO glass
・Polymer cored solder balls are
used as dot interconnects (300 μm)
・Carbon CE
95.1% active area
・Free from scale up η lowering

Cross section
Hybrid substrate
Ball Grid DSC
I-V curve


Name: Ball Grid DSC
Date: 2008.10.17nd
Venue: Pacific Rim Meeting on Electrochemical and Solid-state Science (PRiME 2008), Honolulu, Hawaii


[Cell performance]

J. Takashima, T. Fujii, K. Furusaki
Ball Grid Dye Sensitized Solar Cell with Hybrid Copper Polyimide substrate and Carbon Catalyst
214th ECS Meeting, Abstract #478 (2008).
http://link.aip.org/link/?ECA/802/478

 


Eff. / %

Area / cm2

Voc / V

Jsc / mA・cm2

FF / %

Test center

Note

ap 7.66 (ac 7.66)

0.25 (0.5x0.5)

0.701

16.4

0.668

self 08

N719, LiI, I2, TBP,
DMPII / AN

ap 7.04 (ac 7.41)

60.86 (8x8)

0.735

16.0

0.628

self 08

N719, LiI, I2, TBP,
DMPII / AN

ap 5.85 (ac 6.15)*

256ap (16x16)

0.691

13.9

0.642

self 09.02

N719, LiI, I2, TBP,
DMPII / 3-MPN

*2009.2.5, Proc.12th SPD Laboratory, Inc. annual meeting at Shizuoka (Japan), P53.

NIPPON OIL Co. (ENEOS) (Japan)

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・10x10cm single, 80x90cm module
・Outdoor durability test
・PVDF-HFP-type polymeric solid electrolytes


Name: Trial module
Date: 2005.9.22th
Venue: SPSJ 54th Symposium on Macromolecules, Yamagata University

[Cell performance]

Eff. / %

Area / cm2

Voc / V

Jsc / mA・cm2

FF / %

Test center

6.3

ap 72.2 (10x10)

0.78

12.5

0.65

self 05

N719, LiI, I2, TBP,
DMPII / AN

7.25

ap 72.2 (10x10)

0.779

13.94

0.67

self 07

with optimized busbar



Panasonic Co. (Japan)

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・K19 dye
12 years durability at 25deg.C
estimated by Arrhenius analysis


Name: Colorful & See-Through type Indoor use DSC
Date: 2008

[Article]

Manufacturing of DSC for the Indoor Power Generator
Chemistry & Chemical Industry, 61(7), 701-705 (2008).

  (J)


S. Kambe, T. Sekiguchi and K. Takahama
Improvement in Stability of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Panasonic Electric Works Technical Report, 54(4), 9-73 (2006).

  (J)


S. Kambe, T. Sekiguchi and K. Takahama
Improvement of Durability of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells for Indoor Applications
Panasonic Electric Works Technical Report, 56(4), 87-92 (2008).

  (J)


[Cell performance]

Heat test (85 deg.C, 500hr), Temperature Humidity test (85 deg.C, 85 %RH, 500 hr,
Heat Cycle test(-20 deg.C, 0.5 hr <--->100 deg.C, 0.5 hr x10 times),
Temperature Humidity Bias test (2000 lx x short-circuit state x85 deg.C, 85 %RH x500 hr)
have been passed.



Peccell Technologies, Inc. (Japan)

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・PEN/ITO substrate
・0.8 x2.1 m
・Thickness 0.5mm
・Weight: 0.8 kg/m2
・Output: >110V

Flexible DSC modules
See-Through type


Name: World Largest Size Full-plastic DSC modules
Date: 2008.2.27th
Venue: PV EXPO 2008, Tokyo International Exhibition Center "TOKYO BIG SIGHT"


[Article]

Peccell Develops Large-Area High-Voltage Solar Cell Modules;
To Start Sample Shipments of Thin Flexible Solar Cells in 2009
JCN Network, 2008.2.26
http://www.japancorp.net/Article.Asp?Art_ID=17102


Firms Develop 2.1 x 0.8m, 800g Solar Cell
Tech-On!, 2008.2.27
http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20080227/148136/




[Cell performance]

Eff. / %

Area / cm2

Voc / V

Jsc / mA・cm2

FF / %

Test center

Note

5.90

0.23

0.705

14.1

0.59

self 08

plastic, 3MPN+AN (1:1), 1sun

6.74

0.23

0.647

1.9

self 08

plastic, 3MPN+AN (1:1), 0.1sun

7.00

0.23

0.670

1.9

self 08

plastic, 3MPN, 0.1sun



SHARP Co. (Japan)

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・43 cells in series (3W)
・W250xD250xH8mm
・W-module, Black Dye


Name: Module of Dye-sensitized Solar Cell (prototype)
Date: 2006.10.11th
Venue: Renewable Energy 2006 International Exhibition, Makuhari Messe



[Cell performance]

M.A. Green, K. Emery, Y. Hishikawa and W. Warta
Prog. Photovolt: Res. Appl., 16, 435-440 (2008).
Solar Cell Efficiency Tables (Version 32)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.842

 


Eff. / %

Area / cm2

Voc / V

Jsc / mA・cm2

FF / %

Test center

11.1

ap 0.219

0.736

20.9

72.2

AIST 3/06

10.4

ap 1.004

0.729

21.8

65.2

AIST 8/05

8.2

ap 25.45

25.45

19.0

61.2

AIST 12/07



SONY Co. (Japan)

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Name: Trial module
Date: 2007.12
Web: http://www.sony.co.jp/SonyInfo/Jobs/main/work/rd_04.html


 
 
 
 
Demo panel
Close-up
Lampstand
Light On!

Name: Hana-Akari, solar charging lamps
Date: 2008.12.11th
Venue: The 10th Eco-Products 2008 - Eco Style Fair, Tokyo International Exhibition Center "TOKYO BIG SIGHT"
Web: http://www.sony.co.jp/Fun/design/activity/sustainable/dssc.html


[Cell performance]

M.A. Green, K. Emery, Y. Hishikawa and W. Warta
Prog. Photovolt: Res. Appl., 16, 435-440 (2008).
Solar Cell Efficiency Tables (Version 32)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.842

 


Eff. / %

Area / cm2

Voc / V

Jsc / mA・cm2

FF / %

Test center

8.2

ap 18.50

0.659

19.8

62.9

AIST 6/08



TAIYO YUDEN Co., Ltd. (Japan)

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・D149 and TiO2 (P 25) spray painted
・Ionic liquid
・PC substrate
・Thickness 1.5mm

Front side
Back side


Name: Full-plastic CD-R type DSC (prototype)
Date: 2008.10.2nd
Venue: CEATEC 2007, Tokyo International Exhibition Center "TOKYO BIG SIGHT"



 

 

 

 

・Ru dye and TiO2 (P 25)
・Nitril type solvent
・PET/ITO and Ti foil substrate
・Thickness 0.3mm
・Conductive polymer was loaded
instead of Pt for CE.

Elimination round
0-400m time trial
DSC modules
DSC Panels

 

 

 

 

・15x15 cm
・366 modules in 8 panels
・16 m2

The first driver
Mirror tuning
Car pit operations
Car pit operations

 

 

 

 

・Team leader, Ms. Rei Fushiki.
・225 km / 3 days and resulted
26th among 30 entrants

Battery charging
Goal!
Technical award
The club team


Name: The World First Trial of DSC Solar Car
Date: 2008.7.26-28th
Venue: World Solar Car Rally (WSR) 2008, Akita

[Article]
Taiyo Yuden Joins Solar Car Race w/ Die-sensitized Solar Cells
http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20080729/155591/ (Jul 29th 2008, Tech-On!)
Cloudy Weather Favors Die-sensitized Solar Car
http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20080730/155688/ (Jul 30th 2008, Tech-On!)



 

 

 

 

Aten-1
Side view
Rear view
Specification


Name: Film type DSC Solar Car
Date: 2008.9.30th
Venue: CEATEC 2008, Tokyo International Exhibition Center "TOKYO BIG SIGHT"


TDK Co. (Japan)

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・Organic dye
・7.2% (D149 and ZnO)
at 1cm2, 1 sun

DSC with battery
Demonstration
Prototype module
A pamphlet (J)


Name: Colorful DSC with Organic Dye (prototype)
Date: 2008.10.2nd
Venue: CEATEC 2007, Tokyo International Exhibition Center "TOKYO BIG SIGHT"



 

 

 

  

・Yellow, red, blue and
green color dyes spcially
tuned for ZnO

Rechargeable stand
Side view
Flexible cell
A pamphlet (J)


Name: Flexible DSC with Organic Dye (prototype)
Date: 2008.9.30th
Venue: CEATEC 2008, Tokyo International Exhibition Center "TOKYO BIG SIGHT"


The Shimane Institute for Industrial Technology (Japan)


Institute of Plasma Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)

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・15x20cm
・Z-type


Name: 500W DSC primary power station
Date: 2004.10.14th
Venue: Hefei, Anhui, P. R. China

[Article]

S. Dai, J. Weng, Y. Sui, S. Chen, S. Xiao, Y. Huang, F. Kong, X. Pan,
L. Hu, C. Zhang and K. Wang
The design and outdoor application of dye-sensitized solar cells
Inorganica Chimica Acta, 361(3), 786-791 (2008).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ica.2007.04.018

  



J Touch Co. (Taiwan)

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・Battery less clock
・Three modules are inter
connected with Z scheme
・Thickness 1.1mm

Color variation
DSC clock
Side view
A pamphlet


Name: DSC clock
Date: 2008.10.29th
Venue: FPD International 2008, Pacifico Yokohama

Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan (ITRI) (Taiwan)

[Photos]

Name: Trial module
Date: 2007
Venue: Hsin Chu, Taiwan

Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI)
(Korea)

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See-Through type
Close-up

Name: Trial module
Date: 2004
Venue: Seoul, Korea



 

 

・Thickness 0.4mm
・SUS counter electrode
・4.8mW/cm2


Name: Flexible DSC
Date: 2005.7.21
http://japanese.joins.com/article/article.php?aid=65799&servcode=300&sectcode=330
http://www.hellodd.com/japan/news/news_view.asp?t=dd_jp_news&menu=&mark=1025

[Article]
M.G. Kang, N.-G. Park, K.S. Ryu, S.H. Changa and K.-J. Kim
A 4.2% efficient flexible dye-sensitized TiO2 solar cells using stainless steel substrate, 90(5), 574-581 (2006).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2005.04.025

Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) (Korea)

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Name: KIST 40th anniversary demonstration cell
Date: 2006.9.13th
Venue: The 1st KIST Forum on Pioneers in New Concept Solar Cells (2007.8.30)

SAMSUNG Co. (Korea)

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・collaboration of Samsung SDI &Korea Advanced
Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Name: Building Integrated Photovoltaic : BIPV
Date: 2008.6.24th
Venue: Seoul, Korea

[Article]
A windowpane is possible for power generation, color tune is also available - The Korea government announces new technology
http://journal.mycom.co.jp/news/2008/06/24/033/index.html (June 24th 2008, Mainichi Communications)

S.-H. Yoo and E.-T. Lee
Efficiency characteristic of building integrated photovoltaics as a shading device
Building and Environment, 37(6), 615-623 (2002).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0360-1323(01)00071-3



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