Fabrication of ionic liquid electrodeposited Cu--Sn--Zn--S--Se thin films and method of making
A semiconductor thin-film and method for producing a semiconductor thin-films comprising a metallic salt, an ionic compound in a non-aqueous solution mixed with a solvent and processing the stacked layer in chalcogen that results in a CZTS/CZTSS thin films that may be deposited on a substrate is disclosed.
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- Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC NREL
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- Patent File Date: 2014 Jul 03
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- National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
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- United States
- 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 14 SOLAR ENERGY
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