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Item #: PF2068 

Price: $90.00

In this lab experience, dye-sensitized solar cells (DSCs) mimic the process that occurs in photosynthesis to harvest sunlight and convert it to electricity. Students build a DSC and learn about the principles behind its operation. Students will become familiar with the dye-sensitized solar cell.

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Safety: Before conducting the lab, review the safety precautions on the student page with the class. Then discuss any safety precautions that are specific to your science laboratory or classroom. When preparing the nanocrystalline titanium oxide suspension, take care not to breathe in the white powder/dust.

Materials Included in Kit

Iodine/Potassium iodide electrolyte solution, 25 mL
Nitric acid solution, 0.1 M, 50 mL
Titanium oxide, TiO2 nanocrystalline, 4 g
Microscope slides, plastic, 7
Pipets, 20
Transparent indium tin oxide (ITO) coated glass slides, 14

Binder clips, 14
Bingo chips, package of 70
Culture dishes, 20

Additional Materials Required
DLAB Classic Magnetic Stirrer/Hot Plate, 10
Forceps, 10
Multimeter, Student, 10
Spatulas, Disposable, Box of 300, 1