Year 2017, Volume 20 , Issue 4, Pages 801 - 805 2017-12-20

The polycrystalline p-type CdTe thin film was deposited to form a solar cell structure with n-type CdS thin film window layer. Material characterization of the deposited thin films were investigated by X-ray diffraction measurements and the preferred orientations were obtained along (111) direction at 2θ ≅ 24° and 2θ ≅ 26.5° for CdTe and CdS films, respectively. The optical behaviors were investigated according to the transmission spectrum and corresponding direct band gap values were found as 1.51 eV for CdTe and 2.22 eV for CdS thin films. The superstrate CdS/CdTe thin film heterostructure was investigated under the dark and illuminated current-voltage measurements. The heterostructure showed a photovoltaic behavior with the cell efficiency of %1.4. The effects of the etching process on the photovoltaic behavior of CdS/CdTe thin film heterostructure were also discussed and the cell efficiency was enhanced as about %1.6 eV.

CdS/CdTe, thin film solar cell, etching
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Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Author: Gökhan SÜRÜCÜ (Primary Author)

Author: Hasan Hüseyin GÜLLÜ

Author: Özge BAYRAKLI

Author: Mehmet PARLAK

Dates

Application Date : April 20, 2017
Publication Date : December 20, 2017

Bibtex @research article { politeknik368993, journal = {Politeknik Dergisi}, issn = {}, eissn = {2147-9429}, address = {Gazi Üniversitesi Teknoloji Fakültesi 06500 Teknikokullar - ANKARA}, publisher = {Gazi University}, year = {2017}, volume = {20}, pages = {801 - 805}, doi = {10.2339/politeknik.368993}, title = {Enhancement in Photovoltaic Characteristics of CdS/CdTe Heterojunction}, key = {cite}, author = {Sürücü, Gökhan and Güllü, Hasan Hüseyin and Bayraklı, Özge and Parlak, Mehmet} }
APA Sürücü, G , Güllü, H , Bayraklı, Ö , Parlak, M . (2017). Enhancement in Photovoltaic Characteristics of CdS/CdTe Heterojunction . Politeknik Dergisi , 20 (4) , 801-805 . DOI: 10.2339/politeknik.368993
MLA Sürücü, G , Güllü, H , Bayraklı, Ö , Parlak, M . "Enhancement in Photovoltaic Characteristics of CdS/CdTe Heterojunction" . Politeknik Dergisi 20 (2017 ): 801-805 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/politeknik/issue/33161/368993>
Chicago Sürücü, G , Güllü, H , Bayraklı, Ö , Parlak, M . "Enhancement in Photovoltaic Characteristics of CdS/CdTe Heterojunction". Politeknik Dergisi 20 (2017 ): 801-805
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ISNAD Sürücü, Gökhan , Güllü, Hasan Hüseyin , Bayraklı, Özge , Parlak, Mehmet . "Enhancement in Photovoltaic Characteristics of CdS/CdTe Heterojunction". Politeknik Dergisi 20 / 4 (December 2017): 801-805 . https://doi.org/10.2339/politeknik.368993
AMA Sürücü G , Güllü H , Bayraklı Ö , Parlak M . Enhancement in Photovoltaic Characteristics of CdS/CdTe Heterojunction. Politeknik Dergisi. 2017; 20(4): 801-805.
Vancouver Sürücü G , Güllü H , Bayraklı Ö , Parlak M . Enhancement in Photovoltaic Characteristics of CdS/CdTe Heterojunction. Politeknik Dergisi. 2017; 20(4): 801-805.
IEEE G. Sürücü , H. Güllü , Ö. Bayraklı and M. Parlak , "Enhancement in Photovoltaic Characteristics of CdS/CdTe Heterojunction", Politeknik Dergisi, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 801-805, Dec. 2017, doi:10.2339/politeknik.368993