Electrodeposition of electronic materials for applications in macroelectronic- and nanotechnology-based devices

DHARMADASA, I and ECHENDU, Obi Kingsley (2014). Electrodeposition of electronic materials for applications in macroelectronic- and nanotechnology-based devices. In: KREYSA, Gerhard, OTA, Ken-ichiro and SAVINELL, Robert F., (eds.) Encyclopedia of Applied Electrochemistry. Springer, 680-691.

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    Abstract

    Electrodeposition, otherwise known as electroplating, is a well-known industrial process for extraction, purification, and coating of metals for centuries. It was not until the late 1970s that the application of electrodeposition as a semiconductor growth technique was known for the first time [1–5]. The first family of semiconductors grown by this method at the time was the II–VI semiconductor family. This eventually led to the fabrication of one of the first high-efficiency CdTe-based solar cells in the early 1980s with cell efficiency greater than 10 % [6]. These initial results of electrodeposition of CdS/CdTe solar cell triggered serious research and development activities in electrodeposition of semiconductors in general. In 2002, Dharmadasa et al. published 18 % efficiency [7] (unconfirmed) for laboratory-scale CdS/CdTe-based solar cells using electrodeposited CdTe.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Thin Films Research Centre > Electronic Materials and Sensors Research Group
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6996-5_37
    Page Range: 680-691
    Depositing User: Hilary Ridgway
    Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2014 12:51
    Last Modified: 17 Oct 2018 08:17
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9076

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