Solar nanocomposites with complementary charge extraction pathways for electrons and holes: Si embedded in ZnS

Stefan Wippermann, Márton Vörös, A. Gali, Francois Gygi, Gergely T. Zimanyi, Giulia Galli

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Abstract

We propose that embedding silicon nanoparticles (NP) into amorphous, nonstoichiometric ZnS leads to promising nanocomposites for solar energy conversion. Using ab initio molecular dynamics simulations we show that, upon high temperature amorphization of the host chalco

Original languageEnglish
Article number106801
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume112
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 11 2014

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solar energy conversion
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Solar nanocomposites with complementary charge extraction pathways for electrons and holes : Si embedded in ZnS. / Wippermann, Stefan; Vörös, Márton; Gali, A.; Gygi, Francois; Zimanyi, Gergely T.; Galli, Giulia.

In: Physical Review Letters, Vol. 112, No. 10, 106801, 11.03.2014.

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Wippermann, Stefan ; Vörös, Márton ; Gali, A. ; Gygi, Francois ; Zimanyi, Gergely T. ; Galli, Giulia. / Solar nanocomposites with complementary charge extraction pathways for electrons and holes : Si embedded in ZnS. In: Physical Review Letters. 2014 ; Vol. 112, No. 10.
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