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[International Journal] Transparent chromatic electrode using the mixture of silver nanowire and silver nanoprism
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Junhong Park , Myeongcheol Kim , Jeong Bin Shin , and Kyung Cheol Choi

Current Applied Physics, August , 2014

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vol 14, no 8, pp 1005-1009

Abstract

In this research, we studied a chromatic transparent silver nanowire (Ag NW) electrode using a silver nanoprism (Ag NP). Ag NW and Ag NP were produced using a chemical synthesis method (polyol method) and deposited on substrate via spray method.
The Ag NW electrode showed a more than 80% transmittance and no or low conductivity without high temperature annealing process. In the case of applying an annealing process, a 13 Ω/□ sheet resistance was measured.
The electrode, which consisted of a mixture of Ag NW and Ag NP, showed a reduced transmittance of about 70%. However, by applying Ag NPs to a conventional bare Ag NW electrode, we were able to add a chromatic characteristic to the transparent electrode; this addition was induced by the localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) and the low sheet resistance, even though no annealing process was applied.