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Kinetics of phase transformations in thin CuIn5Se8 films


The processes of the phase formation and phase transitions in thin CuIn5Se8 layers are studied by the kinematic electron-diffraction method. It is shown that Cu2Se and In2Se3 films obtained in the ratio of 1: 5 are formed in the amorphous state. The parameters of kinematic crystallization for amorphous CuIn5Se8 films are obtained. The dimension of crystal-nucleus growth, and the activation energies of nucleation and crystal growth are determined.

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Original Russian Text © A.Ch. Mamedova, N.K. Kerimova, D.I. Ismayilov, S.M. Bagirova, A.M. Nuriyeva, 2016, published in Poverkhnost’. Rentgenovskie, Sinkhrotronnye i Neitronnye Issledovaniya, 2016, No. 2, pp. 62–65.

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Mamedova, A.C., Kerimova, N.K., Ismayilov, D.I. et al. Kinetics of phase transformations in thin CuIn5Se8 films. J. Synch. Investig. 10, 217–220 (2016).

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  • kinematic electron diffraction
  • amorphous films phase formation
  • crystallization