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Table 1 Photoelectrochemical parameters of the DSSCs using extracts of vegetable dyes extracted with ethanol at pH 1, and Ru (N-719) dye as photosensitizers

From: Impact of solvents on the extraction and purification of vegetable dyes onto the efficiency for dye-sensitized solar cells

Vegetable dye   λmax (nm)b Jsc (mA cm−2)a Voc (V)a FFa PCE (%)a
Ataco 665 0.06 ± 0.00 0.48 ± 0.067 0.66 ± 0.05 0.018 ± 0.003
Achiote 454.5 0.06 ± 0.02 0.45 ± 0.01 0.50 ± 0.78 0.013 ± 0.006
Berenjena 413 0.04 ± 0.01 0.40 ± 0.12 0.56 ± 0.11 0.008 ± 0.003
Flor de Jamaica 520 0.382 ± 0.061 0.478 ± 0.220 0.580 ± 0.025 0.109 ± 0.017
Mora 525 0.28 ± 0.07 0.48 ± 0.02 0.51 ± 0.03 0.069 ± 0.020
Mortiño 536.5 0.557 ± 0.147 0.484 ± 0.006 0.664 ± 0.043 0.175 ± 0.034
Rabano 504.5 0.07 ± 0.01 0.39 ± 0.02 0.55 ± 0.06 0.015 ± 0.001
Tomate de arbol 543 0.10 ± 0.02 0.44 ± 0.03 0.52 ± 0.04 0.023 ± 0.003
Ru (N719)   521.5 19.370 ± 2.053 0.750 ± 0.018 0.580 ± 0.023 8.39 ± 0.54
  1. aMean ± 95% confidence interval, n = 8 values; bλmax in the visible range