Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/105242
Title: Copper-based ternary and quaternary semiconductor nanoplates : templated synthesis, characterization, and photoelectrochemical properties
Authors: Li, Hai
Wu, Xue-Jun
Huang, Xiao
Qi, Xiaoying
Li, Bing
Zhang, Hua
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Materials::Microelectronics and semiconductor materials
Issue Date: 2014
Source: Wu, X.-J., Huang, X., Qi, X., Li, H., Li, B., & Zhang, H. (2014). Copper-Based Ternary and Quaternary Semiconductor Nanoplates: Templated Synthesis, Characterization, and Photoelectrochemical Properties. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53(34), 8929-8933.
Series/Report no.: Angewandte Chemie international edition
Abstract: Two-dimensional (2D) copper-based ternary and quaternary semiconductors are promising building blocks for the construction of efficient solution-processed photovoltaic devices at low cost. However, the facile synthesis of such 2D nanoplates with well-defined shape and uniform size remains a challenge. Reported herein is a universal template-mediated method for preparing copper-based ternary and quaternary chalcogenide nanoplates, that is, CuInS2, CuInxGa1−xS2, and Cu2ZnSnS4, by using a pre-synthesized CuS nanoplate as the starting template. The various synthesized nanoplates are monophasic with uniform thickness and lateral size. As a proof of concept, the Cu2ZnSnS4 nanoplates were immobilized on a Mo/glass substrate and used as semiconductor photoelectrode, thus showing stable photoelectrochemical response. The method is general and provides future opportunities for fabrication of cost-effective photovoltaic devices based on 2D semiconductors.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/105242
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/20513
ISSN: 1433-7851
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201403655
Rights: © 2014 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
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