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  • 1 Département de Physique, Laboratoire de Matériaux & Energies Renouvelables, Faculté des Sciences, Université AbouBakr Belkaid, B. P 119, Tlemcen 13000, Algérie
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Abstract

Porous silicon (PS) has received a great deal of attention due to its light emitting properties. This characteristic has led to a wide range of applications (optoelectronic devices, physical and chemical sensors, solar cells…). Indeed, this material is a good candidate for improving the ratio quality/price of solar cells. Its fabrication needs anodisation of single crystalline silicon in a mixture of HF/methanol solution. In order to simulate the different steps needed to “develop” the solar cells, PS layers (single or two layers) were subjected to different annealing. In this article, we discuss the influence of drying and annealing on the morphology of PS. SEM observations and gravimetric measurements are reported.

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  • SJR Quartile Score (2019): Q3 Condensed Matter Physics
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  • SJR Quartile Score (2018): Q2 Condensed Matter Physics
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Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Language English
Size A4
Year of
Foundation
1969
Volumes
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4
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24
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Springer Nature Switzerland AG
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ISSN 1388-6150 (Print)
ISSN 1588-2926 (Online)