Co-electrodeposition of Cu-Zn-Sn film and synthesis of Cu2ZnSnS4 photovoltaic material

Hreid, Tubshin (2016) Co-electrodeposition of Cu-Zn-Sn film and synthesis of Cu2ZnSnS4 photovoltaic material. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.


This work contributes to electrochemical fabrication of Cu-Zn-Sn alloy thin film and synthesis of kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 film which is a promising new material for sustainable photovoltaic devices. Co-electrodeposition provides a low-cost, time-saving and environmentally friendly approach to fabricate Cu-Zn-Sn film and has a potential application in large scale and high throughput production of Cu2ZnSnS4 material. This work includes identification of critical parameters controlling the formation of homogeneous Cu-Zn-Sn film, investigation of its growth mechanism, precisely controlled synthesis of kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 film and effects of metal ions concentration on formation of Cu-Zn-Sn film and its application in kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cells.

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ID Code: 94160
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)
Supervisor: Will, Geoffrey & Wang, Hongxia
Keywords: Electrodeposition, Cu-Zn-Sn Thin Film, Kesterite, Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Film, Solar Cells
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 08 Jul 2016 05:35
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2016 05:35

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