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Synthesis of CuInS2 nanometric powder by reaction in molten KSCN

Benchikhi, Mohamed and Ouatib, Rachida El and Guillemet-Fritsch, Sophie and Chane-Ching, Jean-Yves and Demai, Jean-Jacques and Er-Rakho, Lahcen and Durand, Bernard Synthesis of CuInS2 nanometric powder by reaction in molten KSCN. (2014) Materials Letters, 136. 431-434. ISSN 0167-577X

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2014.08.101


CuInS2 was synthesized, with a yield of 70% by reaction in molten KSCN at 400 °C of CuCl2 and InCl3 with a ratio KSCN/Cu=15. The homogeneous powder obtained is constituted of nano-sized grains (70–100 nm), with a specific surface area of 6 m2/g and a band gap Eg of 1.5 eV.

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Additional Information:Thanks to Elsevier editor. The definitive version is available at http://www.sciencedirect.com The original PDF of the article can be found at Materials Letters website : http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/0167577X
HAL Id:hal-01169233
Audience (journal):International peer-reviewed journal
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - Toulouse INP (FRANCE)
Other partners > Université Hassan II Mohammedia - Casablanca - UH2MC (MOROCCO)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UT3 (FRANCE)
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