Type

Journal Article

Authors

C M Sotomayor Torres
S B Newcomb
V Lavayen
G Visimberga
M Szachowicz
C O'Dwyer

Subjects

Chemistry

Topics
nanotechnology surface properties indium tin oxide nanotubes chemistry macromolecular substances lighting crystallization molecular conformation particle size materials testing tin compounds ultrastructure infrared rays

Bottom-up growth of fully transparent contact layers of indium tin oxide nanowires for light-emitting devices. (2008)

Abstract Thin layers of indium tin oxide are widely used as transparent coatings and electrodes in solar energy cells, flat-panel displays, antireflection coatings, radiation protection and lithium-ion battery materials, because they have the characteristics of low resistivity, strong absorption at ultraviolet wavelengths, high transmission in the visible, high reflectivity in the far-infrared and strong attenuation in the microwave region. However, there is often a trade-off between electrical conductivity and transparency at visible wavelengths for indium tin oxide and other transparent conducting oxides. Here, we report the growth of layers of indium tin oxide nanowires that show optimum electronic and photonic properties and demonstrate their use as fully transparent top contacts in the visible to near-infrared region for light-emitting devices.
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Full list of authors on original publication

C M Sotomayor Torres, S B Newcomb, V Lavayen, G Visimberga, M Szachowicz, C O'Dwyer

Experts in our system

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Colm O'Dwyer
University College Cork
Total Publications: 121