Low Reflectivity and High Flexibility of Tin-Doped Indium Oxide Nanofiber Transparent Electrodes

Hui Wu, Liangbing Hu, Thomas Carney, Zhichao Ruan, Desheng Kong, Zongfu Yu, Yan Yao, Judy J. Cha, Jia Zhu, Shanhui Fan, Yi Cui

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Abstract

Tin-doped indium oxide (ITO) has found widespread use in solar cells, displays, and touch screens as a transparent electrode; however, two major problems with ITO remain: high reflectivity (up to 10%) and insufficient flexibility. Together, these problems severely limit the applications of ITO films for future optoelectronic devices. In this communication, we report the fabrication of ITO nanofiber network transparent electrodes. The nanofiber networks show optical reflectivity as low as 5% and high flexibility; the nanofiber networks can be bent to a radius of 2 mm with negligible changes in the sheet resistance. © 2010 American Chemical Society.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)27-29
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume133
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 12 2011
Externally publishedYes

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