Journal article

Chemical Bath Deposition of p-Type Transparent, Highly Conducting (CuS)(x):(ZnS)(1-x) Nanocomposite Thin Films and Fabrication of Si Heterojunction Solar Cells

Xiaojie Xu, James Bullock, Laura T Schelhas, Elias Z Stutz, Jose J Fonseca, Mark Hettick, Vanessa L Pool, Kong Fai Tai, Michael F Toney, Xiaosheng Fang, Ali Javey, Lydia Helena Wong, Joel W Ager

Nano Letters | AMER CHEMICAL SOC | Published : 2016

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Awarded by U.S. Department of Energy


Awarded by Department of Energy through Bay Area Photovoltaic Consortium


Awarded by Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy


Awarded by U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors appreciated helpful discussions and technical support from Kunrong Xu, Aizhao Pan, and Rachel Woods Robinson. Chemical bath deposition and electronic characterization were performed in the Electronic Materials Program, which is supported by the Director, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Materials Sciences and Engineering Division, of the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231, which is supported by Division of Materials Science, Office of Science, DOE. Solar cell fabrication and characterization were supported by the Department of Energy through the Bay Area Photovoltaic Consortium under Award Number DE-EE0004946. X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy was performed in collaboration with the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP), a DOE Energy Innovation Hub, supported through the Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy under Award Number DE-SC0004993. AC Hall effect measurements were performed at Nanyang Technological University with support from the Singapore Berkeley Initiative for Sustainable Energy (SinBeRISE). Use of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences under Contract No. DE-AC02-76SF00515. X.J.X. acknowledges fellowship support from the Chinese Scholarship Council.