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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2006, Article ID 84891, 5 pages

Electrochemical nano-coating processes in solar energy systems

Department of Chemistry, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul 34390, Maslak, Turkey

Received 12 February 2006; Accepted 28 April 2006

Copyright © 2006 F. Kadırgan. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The efficiencies of electrochemically prepared nano-thick CdS and black nickel coatings were investigated as a function of their preparation conditions in the application field of energy; such as, solar-electricity conversion, solar cells, and solar-thermal conversion, spectrally selective solar collectors.