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Title: Characterization of basic physical properties of Sb 2Se 3 and its relevance for photovoltaics

Abstract

Antimony selenide (Sb 2Se 3) is a promising absorber material for thin film photovoltaics because of its attractive material, optical and electrical properties. In recent years, the power conversion efficiency (PCE) of Sb 2Se 3 thin film solar cells has gradually enhanced to 5.6%. In this article, we systematically studied the basic physical properties of Sb 2Se 3 such as dielectric constant, anisotropic mobility, carrier lifetime, diffusion length, defect depth, defect density and optical band tail states. Here, we believe such a comprehensive characterization of the basic physical properties of Sb 2Se 3 lays a solid foundation for further optimization of solar device performance.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [1]
  1. Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology, Wuhan (China)
  2. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1351943
Report Number(s):
NREL/JA-5K00-68320
Journal ID: ISSN 2095-2759
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Frontiers of Optoelectronics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 10; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2095-2759
Publisher:
Springer
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; antimony selenide; Sb2Se3; mobility; lifetime; diffusion length; defects

Citation Formats

Chen, Chao, Bobela, David C., Yang, Ye, Lu, Shuaicheng, Zeng, Kai, Ge, Cong, Yang, Bo, Gao, Liang, Zhao, Yang, Beard, Matthew C., and Tang, Jiang. Characterization of basic physical properties of Sb2Se3 and its relevance for photovoltaics. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1007/s12200-017-0702-z.
Chen, Chao, Bobela, David C., Yang, Ye, Lu, Shuaicheng, Zeng, Kai, Ge, Cong, Yang, Bo, Gao, Liang, Zhao, Yang, Beard, Matthew C., & Tang, Jiang. Characterization of basic physical properties of Sb2Se3 and its relevance for photovoltaics. United States. doi:10.1007/s12200-017-0702-z.
Chen, Chao, Bobela, David C., Yang, Ye, Lu, Shuaicheng, Zeng, Kai, Ge, Cong, Yang, Bo, Gao, Liang, Zhao, Yang, Beard, Matthew C., and Tang, Jiang. Fri . "Characterization of basic physical properties of Sb2Se3 and its relevance for photovoltaics". United States. doi:10.1007/s12200-017-0702-z. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1351943.
@article{osti_1351943,
title = {Characterization of basic physical properties of Sb2Se3 and its relevance for photovoltaics},
author = {Chen, Chao and Bobela, David C. and Yang, Ye and Lu, Shuaicheng and Zeng, Kai and Ge, Cong and Yang, Bo and Gao, Liang and Zhao, Yang and Beard, Matthew C. and Tang, Jiang},
abstractNote = {Antimony selenide (Sb2Se3) is a promising absorber material for thin film photovoltaics because of its attractive material, optical and electrical properties. In recent years, the power conversion efficiency (PCE) of Sb2Se3 thin film solar cells has gradually enhanced to 5.6%. In this article, we systematically studied the basic physical properties of Sb2Se3 such as dielectric constant, anisotropic mobility, carrier lifetime, diffusion length, defect depth, defect density and optical band tail states. Here, we believe such a comprehensive characterization of the basic physical properties of Sb2Se3 lays a solid foundation for further optimization of solar device performance.},
doi = {10.1007/s12200-017-0702-z},
journal = {Frontiers of Optoelectronics},
number = 1,
volume = 10,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {3}
}

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