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Thin films CdTe/CdS heterostructures 2: chemical-bath-deposited cadmium sulphide layers
Author(s): Ligia Pascu; Elisabeth-Jeanne Popovici; Crina Dan; Rodica Grecu; Emil Indrea
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Paper Abstract

CdTe/CdS heterojunctions are valuable candidates for photovoltaic conversion of solar energy. Cadmium sulphide thin layers have been glass deposited from chemical bath containing cadmium acetate, thioureea, sodium citrate and ammonia. The CdS/glass structures were characterized by UV- VIS reflectance and transmittance spectroscopy and x-ray diffraction spectroscopy; the microstructural parameters of CdS films were determined by single x-ray profile. The influence of the deposition procedure, i.e. in monolayered and multilayered form as well as that of the post-growth thermal treatment on the optical and structural properties of CdS films was studied.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 June 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4430, ROMOPTO 2000: Sixth Conference on Optics, (29 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.432851
Show Author Affiliations
Ligia Pascu, Institute of Chemistry (Romania)
Elisabeth-Jeanne Popovici, Institute of Chemistry (Romania)
Crina Dan, Institute of Chemistry (Romania)
Rodica Grecu, Institute of Chemistry (Romania)
Emil Indrea, Institute of Isotopic and Molecular Technology (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4430:
ROMOPTO 2000: Sixth Conference on Optics

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