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Highly concentrated synthesis of copper-zinc-tin-sulfide ...

Highly concentrated synthesis of copper-zinc-tin-sulfide nanocrystals with easily decomposable capping molecules for printed photovoltaic applications Y. Kim, K. Woo, I. Kim, Y. S. Cho, S. Jeong and J. Moon, Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 10183 DOI: 10.1039/C3NR03104G . To request permission to reproduce ...

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Nontoxic and Abundant Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide

2011-5-20  Nontoxic and Abundant Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Nanocrystals for Potential High-Temperature Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting Haoran Yang,† Luis A. Jauregui,‡,§ Genqiang Zhang,† Yong P. Chen,‡,§,∥ and Yue Wu*,† †School of Chemical Engineering, ‡School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, §Birck Nano Center, and ∥Department of Physics, Purdue University, West ...

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Facile synthesis of wurtzite copper–zinc–tin sulfide ...

The present research demonstrates a facile one-pot heating process without injection to synthesize an important light harvesting quaternary nanocrystal: wurtzite copper–zinc– tin sulfide (w-CZTS). High quality w-CZTS nanocrystals can be easily obtained by mixing all the precursors and simply heating to the reaction temperature. The nano-crystal formation mechanism is thoroughly ...

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Nontoxic and Abundant Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide

Quaternary semiconductor copper zinc tin sulfide (Cu 2 ZnSnS 4, CZTS) is one such material that has been widely explored for use in solar cells and has the ability to behave as a thermoelectric...

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Nontoxic and abundant copper zinc tin sulfide

Improving energy/fuel efficiency by converting waste heat into electricity using thermoelectric materials is of great interest due to its simplicity and reliability. However, many thermoelectric materials are composed of either toxic or scarce elements. Here, we report the experimental realization of using nontoxic and abundant copper zinc tin sulfide (CZTS) nanocrystals for potential ...

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Solution-based deposition of wurtzite copper zinc tin ...

2016-3-26  The CZTS was obtained from a sol–gel precursor solution which consists of copper (II) acetate monohydrate, zinc (II) acetate dihydrate and tin (II) chloride dihydrate dissolved in 2-methoxyethanol as solvent and monoethanolamine (MEA) as stabilizer.

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Formation of Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Thin Films from ...

2019-5-25  The approach is demonstrated for making polycrystalline films of copper zinc tin sulfide (CZTS), a new solar absorber composed of earth-abundant elements. The range of coating morphologies accessible through aerosol-jet printing is examined and their formation mechanisms are revealed.

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Investigation on the formation of copper zinc tin sulphide ...

2015-1-15  Fig. 1 shows a TEM image of the CZTS nanocrystals prepared in oleylamine using copper (I) acetate, zinc (II) acetate, tin (IV) iodide, and 1-dodecanethiol as sulphur source. The reaction was carried out at 250 °C for 1 h. The main diameters of the crystals

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Voltammetry investigation on copper zinc tin sulphide ...

2016-10-1  CZTS nanocrystals have been prepared by a hot injection method suggested by Agrawal et al.. For that, copper (II) acetylacetonate (1.5 mmol), zinc acetylacetonate (0.75 mmol), tin (IV) bis (acetylacetonate) dibromide (0.75 mmol) and 10 mL oleylamine were mixed well in a 100 mL three necked flask, under nitrogen atmosphere.

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Low‐Cost Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Counter Electrodes for ...

2011-9-7  A copper zinc tin sulfide (CZTS) semiconductor can be used as an effective counter-electrode (CE) material in place of platinum metal, yielding low-cost, high-efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). CZTS nanocrystals were synthesized and then spin-coated on fluorine-doped tin

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Nontoxic and Abundant Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide

Improving energy/fuel efficiency by converting waste heat into electricity using thermoelectric materials is of great interest due to its simplicity and reliability. However, many thermoelectric materials are composed of either toxic or scarce elements. Here, we report the experimental realization of using nontoxic and abundant copper zinc tin sulfide (CZTS) nanocrystals for potential ...

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Nontoxic and Abundant Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide

Here, we report the experimental realization of using nontoxic and abundant copper zinc tin sulfide (CZTS) nanocrystals for potential thermoelectric applications. The CZTS nanocrystals can be synthesized in large quantities from solution phase reaction and compressed into robust bulk pellets through spark plasma sintering and hot press while ...

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Highly concentrated synthesis of copper-zinc-tin-sulfide ...

We report the synthesis of alloyed quaternary and quinary nanocrystals based on copper chalcogenides, namely, copper zinc selenide-sulfide (CZSeS), copper tin selenide-sulfide (CTSeS), and copper ...

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Highly concentrated synthesis of copper-zinc-tin-sulfide ...

Highly concentrated synthesis of copper-zinc-tin-sulfide nanocrystals with easily decomposable capping molecules for printed photovoltaic applications. Youngwoo Kim, Kyoohee Woo, Inhyuk Kim, Yong Soo Cho, Sunho Jeong, Jooho Moon. Department of Materials Science and Engineering;

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Highly concentrated synthesis of copper-zinc-tin-sulfide ...

2013-8-17  Read "Highly concentrated synthesis of copper-zinc-tin-sulfide nanocrystals with easily decomposable capping molecules for printed photovoltaic applications, Nanoscale" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of

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[PDF] Facile synthesis of wurtzite copper–zinc–tin sulfide ...

The present research demonstrates a facile one-pot heating process without injection to synthesize an important light harvesting quaternary nanocrystal: wurtzite copper–zinc–tin sulfide (w-CZTS). High quality w-CZTS nanocrystals can be easily obtained by mixing all the precursors and simply heating to the reaction temperature. The nano-crystal formation mechanism is thoroughly investigated ...

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Wurtzite CZTS nanocrystals and phase evolution to ...

A quaternary indium- and gallium-free kesterite (KS)-based compound, copper zinc tin sulfide (Cu2ZnSnS4, CZTS), has received significant attention for its potential applications in low cost and sustainable solar cells. It is well known that the reaction time, reactivity of the precursors, and types

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Intense pulsed light annealing of copper zinc tin sulfide ...

2016-8-29  A promising method for forming the absorber layer in copper zinc tin sulfide [Cu 2 ZnSnS 4 (CZTS)] thin film solar cells is thermal annealing of coatings cast from dispersions of CZTS nanocrystals. Intense pulsed light (IPL) annealing utilizing xenon

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Low‐Cost Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Counter Electrodes for ...

2011-9-7  A copper zinc tin sulfide (CZTS) semiconductor can be used as an effective counter-electrode (CE) material in place of platinum metal, yielding low-cost, high-efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). CZTS nanocrystals were synthesized and then spin-coated on fluorine-doped tin

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LowCost Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Counter Electrodes for ...

2011-12-2  A quaternary chalcogenide semiconductor, copper zinc tin sulfide (hereafter referred to as CZTS), is most widely known as one of the most promising photovoltaic (PV) materials, and it is widely used in thin-film solar cells.[2,10] Notably, CZTS is composed of naturally abundant elements in the Earths crust and has very low toxicity: it is environ-

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Highly concentrated synthesis of copper-zinc-tin-sulfide ...

Highly concentrated synthesis of copper-zinc-tin-sulfide nanocrystals with easily decomposable capping molecules for printed photovoltaic applications. Youngwoo Kim, Kyoohee Woo, Inhyuk Kim, Yong Soo Cho, Sunho Jeong, Jooho Moon. Department of Materials Science and Engineering;

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Highly concentrated synthesis of copper-zinc-tin-sulfide ...

2013-8-17  Read "Highly concentrated synthesis of copper-zinc-tin-sulfide nanocrystals with easily decomposable capping molecules for printed photovoltaic applications, Nanoscale" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of

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Nontoxic and Abundant Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide

Here, we report the experimental realization of using nontoxic and abundant copper zinc tin sulfide (CZTS) nanocrystals for potential thermoelectric applications. The CZTS nanocrystals can be synthesized in large quantities from solution phase reaction and compressed into robust bulk pellets through spark plasma sintering and hot press while ...

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Highly concentrated synthesis of copper-zinc-tin-sulfide ...

Among various candidate materials, Cu 2 ZnSnS 4 (CZTS) is a promising earth-abundant semiconductor for low-cost thin film solar cells. We report a facile, less toxic, highly concentrated synthetic method utilizing the heretofore unrecognized, easily decomposable capping ligand of triphenylphosphate, where phase-pure, single-crystalline, and well-dispersed colloidal CZTS nanocrystals were obtained.

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Wurtzite CZTS nanocrystals and phase evolution to ...

A quaternary indium- and gallium-free kesterite (KS)-based compound, copper zinc tin sulfide (Cu2ZnSnS4, CZTS), has received significant attention for its potential applications in low cost and sustainable solar cells. It is well known that the reaction time, reactivity of the precursors, and types

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Intense pulsed light annealing of copper zinc tin sulfide ...

2016-8-29  A promising method for forming the absorber layer in copper zinc tin sulfide [Cu 2 ZnSnS 4 (CZTS)] thin film solar cells is thermal annealing of coatings cast from dispersions of CZTS nanocrystals. Intense pulsed light (IPL) annealing utilizing xenon

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Rapid microwave synthesis of Cu2ZnSnS4 nanocrystals for ...

2018-11-8  Copper zinc tin sulfide ( CZTS) nanocrystal (NC) ink was prepared using thiourea as sulphur source by microwave assisted process.Thin films fabricated by doctor blading technique were then used to analyze the structure and morphology of the CZTS NCs.

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Low‐Cost Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Counter Electrodes for ...

2011-9-7  A copper zinc tin sulfide (CZTS) semiconductor can be used as an effective counter-electrode (CE) material in place of platinum metal, yielding low-cost, high-efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). CZTS nanocrystals were synthesized and then spin-coated on fluorine-doped tin

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Nanocrystals Reaction Conditions - Northumbria

2021-8-1  compound copper zinc tin sulfide (CZTS) is one of the most promising alternative PV materials as it is composed of abundant and relatively cheap elements. In addition, CZTS has a near optimum direct energy band gap of ~1.5 eV and a large absorption coefficient

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Solution-processed copper zinc tin sulfide thin films from ...

2013-1-9  Abstract The quaternary semiconductor copper zinc tin sulfide (Cu2ZnSnS4, CZTS) is one of the most promising alternatives to Ga and In based semiconductors for thin film solar cells. It consists of non-toxic, cheap, and abundant elements and displays highly beneficial optical as well as electronic properties for photovoltaic applications. In this work we present a solution-based preparation ...

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