We describe electrodeposition of a (Cu2O)-(ZnO nanowire) thin film p-n junction solar cell. The efficiency of this prototype large junction-area nanostructured cell is 1.6 times that of a planar cell fabricated from the same materials.
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(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.6050) Other areas of optics : Solar energy
(310.6845) Thin films : Thin film devices and applications
J. B. Cui and U. Gibson, "All-Oxide Embedded-Nanowire Solar Cell," in Advanced Photonics & Renewable Energy, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper PWE2.
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