SYNTHESIS OF ZINC SULFIDE AND ZINC SELENIDE SEMICONDUCTOR THIN FILMS. REVIEW

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Lviv Polytechnic National University
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Lviv Polytechnic National University
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Lviv Polytechnic National University
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Lviv Polytechnic National University
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Lviv Polytechnic National University

A review of the main physical and chemical methods of synthesis of zinc sulfide (ZnS)
and zinc selenide (ZnSe) thin films was made. The crystallographic characteristics of these
compounds are considered. The features of carrying out of methods, their advantages and
disadvantages are analysed. The main parameters (temperature, deposition duration) of
obtaining of ZnS and ZnSe thin films, their structural, morphological and thickness depending
on the chosen method of their synthesis are shown. The possibilities of chemical methods
practical use are studied. A well-reasoned choice of the optimal method of chemical deposition
for obtaining of ZnS and ZnSe thin films, which can be used as a replacement of cadmiumcontaining
in buffer layers of photosensitive elements, was made.

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