Chin. Phys. Lett.  2012, Vol. 29 Issue (12): 127302    DOI: 10.1088/0256-307X/29/12/127302
Laser-Induced Indium-Diffusion into Cadmium Sulfide Thin Film for Solar Cell Applications
KIM Nam-Hoon, MYUNG Kuk Do, LEE Woo-Sun**
Department of Electrical Engineering, Chosun University, Gwangju 501-759, Republic of Korea
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KIM Nam-Hoon, MYUNG Kuk Do, LEE Woo-Sun 2012 Chin. Phys. Lett. 29 127302
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Abstract Laser-induced diffusion is employed to dope indium (In) into sputtering-deposited cadmium sulfide (CdS) thin films. The increased optical band gap energy from 2.52 to 2.60 eV with maintenance of high optical transmittance about 60 nm in the 200-nm-thick films, the enhanced mobility over 42.5 cm2/V?s, and the decreased resistivity to 1.42×10?3 Ω?cm are successfully obtained to be advantageous for a window layer in solar cells.
Received: 08 August 2012      Published: 04 March 2013
PACS:  73.61.Ga (II-VI semiconductors)  
  78.66.Hf (II-VI semiconductors)  
  68.55.Ln (Defects and impurities: doping, implantation, distribution, concentration, etc.)  
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