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Investigating the Photoelectrochemistry of Transparent ZnO Grown on ITO/Plastic for Flexible Photoelectrochemical Cell and Photovoltaic Application

  • Yuji Suzuki (a1), Poopathy Kathirgamanathan (a2) and Arokia Nathan (a1)

Abstract

ZnO was electrochemically grown on ITO coated polyethylene (PET) substrate. By sandwiching the electrolyte (sodium para-toluene sulfonate) with so grown ZnO/ITO/PET substrate with another ITO/Plastic substrate, a transparent ZnO based flexible PV cells was fabricated. The efficiency of 0.3% was obtained when shined under UV light. It was concluded that there will be a significant trade-off between with its performance although the optical transparency is very attractive.

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Investigating the Photoelectrochemistry of Transparent ZnO Grown on ITO/Plastic for Flexible Photoelectrochemical Cell and Photovoltaic Application

  • Yuji Suzuki (a1), Poopathy Kathirgamanathan (a2) and Arokia Nathan (a1)

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