Contact: Lynn Yarris
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Caption: Schematic shows how to make core/shell nanowire solar cell starting from left with a CdS nanowire (green) that is dipped in CuCl where cation exchange reaction creates a Cu2S shell coating (brown). Metal contacts are then deposited on the CdS core and Cu2S shell.
Credit: Image courtesy of Yang, et. al
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