Статья
2017

Electrodeposition of thin Cu2ZnSnS4 films


M. B. Dergacheva M. B. Dergacheva , K. A. Urazov K. A. Urazov , A. E. Nurtazina A. E. Nurtazina
Российский электрохимический журнал
https://doi.org/10.1134/S102319351703003X
Abstract / Full Text

The electrochemical behavior of copper(II), zinc(II), and thiosulfate (S2O3 2-) ions on the molybdenum electrode in individual 0.2 М sodium sulfate solutions (рН 6.7) and with addition of either 0.1 М tartaric acid (рН 4.6) or 0.1 М citric acid (рН 4.7) is studied. A one-step electrochemical method is developed for the deposition of thin Cu2ZnSnS4 films, which is carried out on the molybdenum electrode at a constant potential in sodium sulfate solutions containing tartaric acid. The effect of the concentration of electrolyte components on the chemical composition of Cu2ZnSnS4 films is determined. The phase composition is confirmed by the Raman spectroscopy data. The surface morphology of synthesized films is studied by means of scanning-electron and atomic-force microscopes. The photoelectrochemical characteristics of Cu2ZnSnS4 films are determined. Samples of these coatings on the Mo electrode are found to be highly photosensitive.

Author information
  • Sokol’skii Institute of Fuel, Catalysis, and Electrochemistry, Almaty, 050010, Kazakhstan

    M. B. Dergacheva, K. A. Urazov & A. E. Nurtazina

References
  1. Ito, K. and Nakazawa, T., J. Appl. Phys., 1988, vol. 27, p. 2094.
  2. Maeda, T., Nakamura, S., and Wada, T., Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 2009, p. 1165.
  3. Hall, S.R., Szymanski, J.T., and Stewart, J.M., Can. Mineral., 1978, vol. 16, p. 131.
  4. Lide, D.R., Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, Cleveland, Ohio: CRC, 1998.
  5. Bernardini, G.P., Borrini, D., Caneschi, A., Benedetto, F.D., Gatteschi, D., Ristori, S., and Romanelli, M., Phys. Chem. Miner., 2000, vol. 27, p. 453.
  6. Chen, S., Yang, J., Gong, X.G., Walsh, A., and Wei, S., Phys. Rev., 2010, vol. 24, p. 245204.
  7. Scragg, J.J., Dale, P.J., and Peter, L.M., Electrochem. Commun., 2008, vol. 10, p. 639.
  8. Rakitin, V.V., Gapanovich, M.V., and Novikov, G.F., Mendeleev Commun., 2014, vol. 24, p.
  9. Schurr, R., Holzing, A., Jost, S., Hock, R., Schulze, J., Kirbs, A., Ennaoui, A., Lux-Steiner, M., Weber, A., Kotschau, I., and Schock, H., Thin Solid Films, 2009, vol. 517, p. 2465.
  10. Cui, Y., Zuo, S., Jiang, J., Yuan, S., and Chu, J., Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells, 2011, vol. 94, p. 2136.
  11. Chan, C.P., Lam, H., and Surya, C., Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells, 2010, vol. 94, p. 207.
  12. Septina, W., Ikeda, S., Kyoraiseki, A., Harada, T., and Matsumura, M., Electrochim. Acta, 2013, vol. 88, p. 436.
  13. Lincot, D., Guillemoles, J.F., Taunier, S., Guimard, D., Sicx-Kurdi, J., Chaumont, A., and Roussel, O., Sol. Energy, 2004, vol. 77, p. 725.
  14. Pawar, S.M., Pawar, B.S., Moholkar, A.V., Choi, D.S., Yun, J.H., Moon, J.H., Kolekar, S.S., and Kim, J.H., Electrochim. Acta, 2010, vol. 55, p. 4057.
  15. Lur’e, Yu.Yu., Spravochnik po analiticheskoi khimii (Handbook of Analytical Chemistry), Moscow: Khimiya, 1979.
  16. Fernandes, P., Salome, P., and Cunha, A., Thin Solid Films, 2009, vol. 517, p. 2519.
  17. Pyatnitskii, I.V., Usp. Khim., 1963, vol. 32, p. 93.
  18. Dergacheva, M.B., Urazov, K.A., Leont’eva, K.A., Khusurova, G.M., Gudeleva, N.N., and Yaskevich, V.I., Russ. J. Applied Chem., 2015, vol. 88, p. 1071.
  19. Dergacheva, M.B. and Urazov, K.A., Abstract of Papers, 65th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, Lausanne, 2014, abstr. ise 140129.
  20. Dergacheva, M.B., Mit’, K.A., Urazov, K.A., and Gremenok, V.F., J. Surf. Invest., 2013, vol. 7, no. 6, p. 1270.
  21. Urazov, K.A., Nurtazina, A.E., Dergacheva, M.B., and Matakova, R.N., Vestn. KazNU, 2015, no. 1, p. 45.
  22. Salome, P.M., Malaquias, J., Fernandes, P.A., Ferreiraa, M.S., Leitao, J.P., Cunha, A.F., Gonza’lez, J.C., Matinaga, F.N., Ribeiro, G.M., and Viana, E.R., Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells, 2011, vol. 95, p. 3482.
  23. Panicker, M.P.R., Knaster, M., and Kreger, F.A., J. Electrochem. Soc., 1978, vol. 125, p. 566.
  24. Schorr, S., Weber, A., Honkimaki, V., and Schock, H.-W., Thin Solid Films, 2009, vol. 517, p. 2461.
  25. Weber, A., Mainz, R., Unold, T., Schorr, S., and Schock, H.-W., Phys. Status Solidi, 2009, vol. C6, p. 1245.
  26. Wang, K., Gunawan, O., Todorov, T., Shin, B., Chey, S.J., Bojarczuk, N.A., and Mitzi, D., Guha, S., Appl. Phys. Lett., 2010, vol. 97, p. 143508.
  27. Mitzi, D.B., Todorov, T.K., Gunawan, O., Yuan, M., Cao, Q., Liu, W., Reuter, K.B., Kuwahara, M., Misumi, K., Kellock, A.J., and Chey, S.J., Goislard de Monsabert, T., Prabhakar, A., Deline, V., and Fogel, K.E., Proceedings of the 35th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialist Conference, 2010, p. 640.