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Electrochemical Deposition of the Single Phase TlxCu3-xSe2 Thin Films

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Author(s):
Lucas, Francisco W. S. [1] ; Mascaro, Lucia H. [1]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Dept Quim, BR-13565905 Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society; v. 29, n. 12, p. 2449-2456, DEC 2018.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

In spite of selenide semiconductors having a wide application area, TlCu2Se2(TCSe) is poorly studied and its synthesis by non-vacuum or thermic methodology in film form is non-existent. Generally, the main problems of applying these TCSe compounds are related to complicated single phase growth. and the great time consuming and non-scalable fabrication method. In this work, the facile, fast, scalable and new electrochemical deposition of this material was proposed as a workaround for these main problems and obtaining single phase thin film. Thus, the electrodeposited TlxCu3-xSe2 films were characterized by scanning electron microscopy. X-ray diffraction (with Rietveld refinement) and energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy. They showed interesting variation of composition (x =1.1,1.2, and 1.25) and morphology as function of the electrodeposition potential, electrolytic bath temperature and thermal treatment. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/10947-2 - Preparation and characterization of MBSe thin films (m = Ag or Cu; b = in, GA, SB or TL; and s = s or se) for application in photovoltaic cells"
Grantee:Francisco Willian de Souza Lucas
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 16/10513-3 - Synthesis and application of functional nanostructured materials in Electro/photoelectrocatalysis under continuous flow conditions: a new perspective for synthesis and functionalization of heterocyclic system
Grantee:Francisco Willian de Souza Lucas
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 13/07296-2 - CDMF - Center for the Development of Functional Materials
Grantee:Elson Longo da Silva
Support type: Research Grants - Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers - RIDC