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Flexible, Transparent Contacts for Inorganic Nanostructures and Thin Films

Turner-Evans, Daniel B. and Emmer, Hal and Chen, Christopher T. and Atwater, Harry A. (2013) Flexible, Transparent Contacts for Inorganic Nanostructures and Thin Films. Advanced Materials, 25 (29). pp. 4018-4022. ISSN 0935-9648. doi:10.1002/adma.201300927.

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transparent, flexible contact is developed using Ni nanoparticles and Ag nanowires and demonstrated on free-standing, polymer embedded, Si microwire solar cells. Contact yields of over 99% and a series resistance of 14 Ω cm^2 are demonstrated.

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Additional Information:© 2013 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim. Received: February 28, 2013; Revised: April 16, 2013; Published online: June 10, 2013. We are grateful to all of our mentors and family for their help and support through the years. This material is based upon work supported in part by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Department of Energy (DOE) under NSF CA No. EEC-1041895 and in part by the DOE under grant DE-EE0005311. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of NSF or DOE. D.B.T-E. acknowledges the NSF for fellowship support.
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-EE0005311
Subject Keywords:flexible materials; transparent materials; contact; inorganic materials; nanowires
Issue or Number:29
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Official Citation:Turner-Evans, D. B., Emmer, H., Chen, C. T. and Atwater, H. A. (2013), Flexible, Transparent Contacts for Inorganic Nanostructures and Thin Films. Adv. Mater., 25: 4018–4022. doi: 10.1002/adma.201300927
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:02 Jan 2014 18:37
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