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Title: Study of CdS epitaxial films chemically deposited from aqueous solutions on InP single crystals

Abstract

Epitaxial growth of cadmium sulfide on InP single crystals is achieved by chemical bath deposition (CBD) in ammonia solutions at near room temperature. A better understanding of the correlations between the deposition parameters (temperature, bath composition) and the epitaxial quality is obtained by using electron diffraction and transmission techniques, x-ray diffraction, in combination with Raman spectroscopy. They are supplemented by electrochemical impedance and photocurrent experiments which give information on energetic structures between InP and CBD-CdS. Direct relations between the substrate properties and the growth habits of the CdS film (hexagonal vs. cubic, epitaxial vs. polycrystalline) are found.

Authors:
; ;  [1]; ;  [2]
  1. Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris (France). Physique des Liquides et Electrochimie
  2. Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Paris (France). Lab. d`Electrochimie et de Chimie Analytique
Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
110125
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of the Electrochemical Society; Journal Volume: 142; Journal Issue: 8; Other Information: PBD: Aug 1995
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 14 SOLAR ENERGY; CADMIUM SULFIDES; CHEMICAL COATING; INDIUM PHOSPHIDES; COATINGS; SOLAR CELLS; MATERIALS; CRYSTAL GROWTH; INTERFACES; CONFIGURATION INTERACTION; PARAMETRIC ANALYSIS; OPTICAL PROPERTIES; ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES

Citation Formats

Froment, M., Bernard, M.C., Cortes, R., Mokili, B., and Lincot, D. Study of CdS epitaxial films chemically deposited from aqueous solutions on InP single crystals. United States: N. p., 1995. Web. doi:10.1149/1.2050067.
Froment, M., Bernard, M.C., Cortes, R., Mokili, B., & Lincot, D. Study of CdS epitaxial films chemically deposited from aqueous solutions on InP single crystals. United States. doi:10.1149/1.2050067.
Froment, M., Bernard, M.C., Cortes, R., Mokili, B., and Lincot, D. 1995. "Study of CdS epitaxial films chemically deposited from aqueous solutions on InP single crystals". United States. doi:10.1149/1.2050067.
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title = {Study of CdS epitaxial films chemically deposited from aqueous solutions on InP single crystals},
author = {Froment, M. and Bernard, M.C. and Cortes, R. and Mokili, B. and Lincot, D.},
abstractNote = {Epitaxial growth of cadmium sulfide on InP single crystals is achieved by chemical bath deposition (CBD) in ammonia solutions at near room temperature. A better understanding of the correlations between the deposition parameters (temperature, bath composition) and the epitaxial quality is obtained by using electron diffraction and transmission techniques, x-ray diffraction, in combination with Raman spectroscopy. They are supplemented by electrochemical impedance and photocurrent experiments which give information on energetic structures between InP and CBD-CdS. Direct relations between the substrate properties and the growth habits of the CdS film (hexagonal vs. cubic, epitaxial vs. polycrystalline) are found.},
doi = {10.1149/1.2050067},
journal = {Journal of the Electrochemical Society},
number = 8,
volume = 142,
place = {United States},
year = 1995,
month = 8
}
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