Transparent conductors composed of nanomaterials

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Abstract

This is a review on recent developments in the field of transparent conductive coatings (TCCs) for ITO replacement. The review describes the basic properties of conductive nanomaterials suitable for fabrication of such TCCs (metallic nanoparticles and nanowires, carbon nanotubes and graphene sheets), various methods of patterning the metal nanoparticles with formation of conductive transparent metallic grids, honeycomb structures and 2D arrays of interconnected rings as well as fabrication of TCCs based on graphene and carbon nanotubes. Applications of TCCs in electronic and optoelectronic devices, such as solar cells, electroluminescent and electrochromic devices, touch screens and displays, and transparent EMI shielders, are discussed.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)5581-5591
Number of pages11
JournalNanoscale
Volume6
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 7 Jun 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Materials Science

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