Copper-Zinc-Tin-Sulfur Thin Film Using Spin-Coating Technology
AbstractCu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) thin films were deposited on glass substrates by using spin-coating and an annealing process, which can improve the crystallinity and morphology of the thin films. The grain size, optical gap, and atomic contents of copper (Cu), zinc (Zn), tin (Sn), and sulfur (S) in a CZTS thin film absorber relate to the concentrations of aqueous precursor solutions containing copper chloride (CuCl2), zinc chloride (ZnCl2), tin chloride (SnCl2), and thiourea (SC(NH2)2), whereas the electrical properties of CZTS thin films depend on the annealing temperature and the atomic content ratios of Cu/(Zn + Sn) and Zn/Sn. All of the CZTS films were characterized using X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDXS), Raman spectroscopy, and Hall measurements. Furthermore, CZTS thin film was deposited on an n-type silicon substrate by using spin-coating to form an Mo/p-CZTS/n-Si/Al heterostructured solar cell. The p-CZTS/n-Si heterostructured solar cell showed a conversion efficiency of 1.13% with Voc = 520 mV, Jsc = 3.28 mA/cm2, and fill-factor (FF) = 66%. View Full-Text
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Yeh, M.-Y.; Lei, P.-H.; Lin, S.-H.; Yang, C.-D. Copper-Zinc-Tin-Sulfur Thin Film Using Spin-Coating Technology. Materials 2016, 9, 526.
Yeh M-Y, Lei P-H, Lin S-H, Yang C-D. Copper-Zinc-Tin-Sulfur Thin Film Using Spin-Coating Technology. Materials. 2016; 9(7):526.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yeh, Min-Yen; Lei, Po-Hsun; Lin, Shao-Hsein; Yang, Chyi-Da. 2016. "Copper-Zinc-Tin-Sulfur Thin Film Using Spin-Coating Technology." Materials 9, no. 7: 526.
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