Aluminum Induced Nanotexturing of Glass Superstrate for Enhanced Photo-Response of a-Si:H Thin Film

Texturing the glass surface has the potential to significantly improve the performance of thin film solar cells. In this work, we investigate the effect aluminum induced texturing at nanoscale (AIT) on the optical, topographical, and morphological properties of Sodalime glass superstrate. As revealed by scanning electron microscope (SEM) and atomic force microscope (AFM), a laterally uniform surface morphology of the AIT texture was obtained. Our experimental results show that the surface roughness and thus the transmission haze can be controlled by adjusting the AIT process parameters. The obtained textured glass superstrate with the highest transmission haze will be employed to enhance the photocurrent of a-Si:H thin film.
10th Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference, 2014


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M. Ünal, “Aluminum Induced Nanotexturing of Glass Superstrate for Enhanced Photo-Response of a-Si:H Thin Film,” presented at the 10th Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference, 2014, İstanbul, Türkiye, 2014, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: