p-Type Si/intrinsic Si/n-type nanocrystalline iron disilicide heterojunctions were created by utilizing facing targets direct-current sputtering at the pressure of 1.33×10-1 Pa that investigated the photovoltaic properties. They exhibited a large leakage current and a small energy conversion efficiency of 0.62%. From using the method of Nicollian and Brews, the series resistance (Rs) values at zero bias voltage were 7.40 Ω at 2 MHz and 7.57 Ω at 50 kHz, respectively, which were in agreement with that estimated by the means of Norde. From applying the method of Hill-Coleman, the interface state density (nss) values were 3.15×1015 cm-2 eV-1 at 50 kHz and 8.93×1013 cm-2 eV-1 at 2 MHz. The obtained results revealed the presence of Rs and nss at the junction interface, which should be the potential cause of spoiled photovoltaic performance in the heterojunctions.
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