1. Applications of Electrochemistry in the Fabrication and Characterization of Thin-Film Solar Cells

  1. Prof. Richard C. Alkire3,
  2. Prof. Dieter M. Kolb4,
  3. Prof. Jacek Lipkowski5 and
  4. Prof. Philip N. Ross6
  1. Phillip Dale1 and
  2. Laurence Peter2

Published Online: 22 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633227.ch1

Photoelectrochemical Materials and Energy Conversion Processes: Volume 12

Photoelectrochemical Materials and Energy Conversion Processes: Volume 12

How to Cite

Dale, P. and Peter, L. (2010) Applications of Electrochemistry in the Fabrication and Characterization of Thin-Film Solar Cells, in Photoelectrochemical Materials and Energy Conversion Processes: Volume 12 (eds R. C. Alkire, D. M. Kolb, J. Lipkowski and P. N. Ross), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527633227.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Illinois, 600 South Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

  2. 4

    University of Ulm, Institute of Electrochemistry, Albert-Einstein-Allee 47, 89081 Ulm, Germany

  3. 5

    University of Guelph, Department of Chemistry, N1G 2W1 Guelph, Ontario, Canada

  4. 6

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Materials Science Department, 1 Cyclotron Road MS 2-100, Berkeley, CA 94720-0001, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Université du Luxembourg, Laboratoire Photovoltaïque, 41 rue du Brill, 4422 Belvaux, Luxembourg

  2. 2

    University of Bath, Department of Chemistry, Bath BA27AY, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527328598

Online ISBN: 9783527633227

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Keywords:

  • electrodeposition;
  • photovoltaics;
  • solar cell;
  • thin films;
  • CdTe;
  • CIGS;
  • CZTS

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Electrochemical Routes to Thin-Film Solar Cells

  • Characterization of Solar Cell Materials using Electrolyte Contacts

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References