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Simulation of CZTS thin film solar cell for different buffer layers for high efficiency performance

@inproceedings{Mahbub2017SimulationOC,
  title={Simulation of CZTS thin film solar cell for different buffer layers for high efficiency performance},
  author={Rafee Mahbub and Md. Saidul Islam and Farhana Anwar and Sakin Sarwar Satter and Saeed Mahmud Ullah},
  year={2017}
}
Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) absorber layer research shows extensive influential factors to replace expensive Copper Indium Gallium Selenide (CIGS) absorber layer due to its high efficiency, low-cost, non-radioactive and environmental friendly behavior. Potential buffer layers for CZTS solar cells like ZnO, ZnS, In2S3 and ZnSe along with conventional CdS buffer layer are numerically analyzed. Among these structures, ZnS/CZTS structure shows an optimum efficiency of 26.82% (with Voc = 0.724 V, Jsc = 53.312… 

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