Fabrication CdS thin film and nanostructure grown on transparent ITO electrode for solar cells

Seungju Chun, Kang Soo Han, Joon Sung Lee, Hee Jin Lim, Heon Lee, Donghwan Kim

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Abstract

We have used electrochemical deposition method to make CdS thin film and nanostructure. 0.02 M sodium thiosulfate and 0.2 M cadmium aqueous solution were prepared in pH 2.5 and 85 °C and we used the nanoimprinting technology for CdS nanostructure. We imprinted polymer resin on ITO/glass and it was used working electrode. From this study, we focus on how well build the CdS window layer on the ITO and on fabricating the CdS nanorods vertically aligned on window layer. Instead of conventional way to build the nanorods, one of the promising techniques, nanoimprinting, would be suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S196-S200
JournalCurrent Applied Physics
Volume10
Issue number2 SUPPL.
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Mar

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by New & Renewable Energy R&D program (Grant No. 2007-N-PV08-P-02-0-000-2008 ) under the Korea Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy (MOCIE). The authors acknowledge the financial support from the Pioneer Research Program of the Korea Science and Engineering Foundation (KOSEF) under Contract No. 2008-05103 .

Keywords

  • Annealing effect
  • CdS nanostructure
  • CdS thin film
  • Electrochemical deposition
  • Nanoimprinting

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science
  • General Physics and Astronomy

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