Self-assembled peptide nanofiber templated ALD growth of TiO2 and ZnO semiconductor nanonetworks
Physica Status Solidi. A : Applications and Materials Science
Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
3238 - 3244
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Here peptide amphiphile (PA) nanofiber network is exploited as a three‐dimensional soft template to construct anatase TiO2 and wurtzite ZnO nanonetworks. Atomic layer deposition (ALD) technique is used to coat the organic nanonetwork template with TiO2and ZnO. ALD method enables uniform and conformal coatings with precisely controlled TiO2 and ZnO thickness. The resulting semiconducting metal oxide nanonetworks are utilized as anodic materials in dye‐sensitized solar cells. Effect of metal oxide layer thickness on device performance is studied. The devices based on thin TiO2 coatings (<10 nm) demonstrate considerable dependence on material thickness, whereas thicker (>17 nm) ZnO‐based devices do not show an explicit correlation.
KeywordsAtomic layer deposition
Metal oxide semiconductors
Dye-sensitized solar cells
Metal oxide layers
Metal oxide semiconductor
Semi-conducting metal oxides
Atomic layer deposition
Published Version (Please cite this version)http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pssa.201600511
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