Mako Ng (CDT) - Energy Materials Group

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Mako Ng (CDT)

Mako Ng, PhD Student Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies

Synthesis and structure of copper zinc tin sulphide photovoltaic materials for print technologies

Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) is a p-type semiconducting material.  It has the potential to replace two of the most promising thin-film solar cells, copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) and CdTe because of its non-toxicity and the use of earth-abundant elements. My research involves fabrication and characterisation of CZTS thin-films, polycrystalline phases and single crystals to understand the structure and performance.

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