Current Status and Future Prospects of Copper Oxide Heterojunction Solar Cells

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Terence K. S. Wong; Siarhei Zhuk; Saeid Masudy-Panah; Goutam K. Dalapati;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Materials,volume 9,issue 4 (issn: 1996-1944, eissn: 1996-1944)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5502964, doi: 10.3390/ma9040271
  • Subject: QC120-168.85 | pulsed laser deposition | heterojunction | cupric oxide | oxidation | magnetron sputtering | cuprous oxide | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | Technology | TA1-2040 | T | Review | Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering | TK1-9971 | Microscopy | QH201-278.5 | Descriptive and experimental mechanics | solar cell

The current state of thin film heterojunction solar cells based on cuprous oxide (Cu2O), cupric oxide (CuO) and copper (III) oxide (Cu4O3) is reviewed. These p-type semiconducting oxides prepared by Cu oxidation, sputtering or electrochemical deposition are non-toxic, s... View more
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