Chapter 3. Inorganic Thin Films

  1. Prof. Mario Pagliaro,
  2. Giovanni Palmisano and
  3. Dr. Rosaria Ciriminna

Published Online: 24 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527623808.ch3

Flexible Solar Cells

Flexible Solar Cells

How to Cite

Pagliaro, M., Palmisano, G. and Ciriminna, R. (2008) Inorganic Thin Films, in Flexible Solar Cells, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527623808.ch3

Author Information

  1. CNR, Institute for Nanostructured Materials, via Ugo La Malfa 153, 90146 Palermo, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323753

Online ISBN: 9783527623808



  • inorganic thin films;
  • amorphous silicon;
  • CIGS (copper indium gallium selenide) on metal foil;
  • CIS (copper indium selenide) thin film;
  • cadmium telluride


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Thin Film PV: Technology for the Future

  • Amorphous Si Thin Films

  • CIGS Thin Films on Metal Foil

  • CdTe Thin Films

  • CIS Thin Films

  • Environmental and Economic Concerns

  • References