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Title: Technique for achieving large-grain Ag.sub.2ZnSn(S,Se).sub.4thin films

Abstract

Techniques for increasing grain size in AZTSSe absorber materials are provided. In one aspect, a method for forming an absorber film on a substrate includes: contacting the substrate with an Ag source, a Zn source, a Sn source, and an S source and/or an Se source under conditions sufficient to form the absorber film on the substrate having a target composition of: Ag.sub.XZn.sub.YSn(S,Se).sub.Z, wherein 1.7

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1482822
Patent Number(s):
10,079,321
Application Number:
15/198,795
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0006334
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 Jun 30
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Gershon, Talia S., Gordon, Michael S., and Lee, Yun Seog. Technique for achieving large-grain Ag.sub.2ZnSn(S,Se).sub.4thin films. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Gershon, Talia S., Gordon, Michael S., & Lee, Yun Seog. Technique for achieving large-grain Ag.sub.2ZnSn(S,Se).sub.4thin films. United States.
Gershon, Talia S., Gordon, Michael S., and Lee, Yun Seog. Tue . "Technique for achieving large-grain Ag.sub.2ZnSn(S,Se).sub.4thin films". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1482822.
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abstractNote = {Techniques for increasing grain size in AZTSSe absorber materials are provided. In one aspect, a method for forming an absorber film on a substrate includes: contacting the substrate with an Ag source, a Zn source, a Sn source, and an S source and/or an Se source under conditions sufficient to form the absorber film on the substrate having a target composition of: Ag.sub.XZn.sub.YSn(S,Se).sub.Z, wherein 1.7},
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