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Thin film CdTeCdS structures
Author(s): Ligia Pascu; Elisabeth-Jeanne Popovici; Emil Indrea; Rodica Grecu; Lucia Pacurar
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Paper Abstract

CdS-CdTe heterojunctions are valuable candidates for photovoltaic conversion of solar energy. In this work, thermal vacuum evaporation has been used to grow CdTe films on glass supported CdS substrate. Cadmium sulphide thin layers have been grown by chemical bath deposition. The influence of different preparation foundations on thin film quality has been studied. The otpical homogeneity and film thickness was used as criteria to select the best substrate for the subsequent CdTe deposition. Some structural and optical characteristics of CdS/glass and CdTe/CdS/glass structures have been determined.

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Date Published: 23 February 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4068, SIOEL '99: Sixth Symposium on Optoelectronics, (23 February 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.378656
Show Author Affiliations
Ligia Pascu, Institute of Chemistry (Romania)
Elisabeth-Jeanne Popovici, Institute of Chemistry (Romania)
Emil Indrea, National Institute of Isotopic and Molecular Technology (Romania)
Rodica Grecu, Institute of Chemistry (Romania)
Lucia Pacurar, Institute of Chemistry (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4068:
SIOEL '99: Sixth Symposium on Optoelectronics
Teodor Necsoiu; Maria Robu; Dan C. Dumitras, Editor(s)

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