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Efficiency Enhancement of Cu2BaSnS4 Experimental Thin film Solar Cell by Device Modeling

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Khattak, YH.; Baig, F.; Toura, H.; Beg, S.; Marí, B. (2019). Efficiency Enhancement of Cu2BaSnS4 Experimental Thin film Solar Cell by Device Modeling. Journal of Materials Science. 54(24):14787-14796. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10853-019-03942-6

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Title: Efficiency Enhancement of Cu2BaSnS4 Experimental Thin film Solar Cell by Device Modeling
Author: Khattak, Yousaf Hameed Baig, Faisal Toura, Hanae Beg, Saira Marí, B.
UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Física Aplicada - Departament de Física Aplicada
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[EN] Copper barium tin sulfide (CBTS) is a direct band gap earth abundant, non-toxic and quaternary semiconductor compound. It is used as absorber because of its direct band gap of 1.9 eV. A numerical guide is proposed for ...[+]
Subjects: Performance , SR , BA , VI
Copyrigths: Cerrado
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Journal of Materials Science. (issn: 0022-2461 )
DOI: 10.1007/s10853-019-03942-6
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10853-019-03942-6
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MINECO/ENE2016-77798-C4-2-R
GENERALITAT VALENCIANA/PROMETEOII/2014/044
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This work was supported by Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (ENE2016-77798-C4-2-R) and Generalitat valenciana (Prometeus 2014/044).
Type: Artículo

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