The preparation of well-defined silver (Ag) nanoparticle arrays is reported in this paper. Ag nanoparticles are electrodeposited on Indium tin oxide (ITO) coated glass substrates at 30 °C. The size, shape and periodicity of the Ag nanoparticle arrays are well-controlled. We study the effect of particle size and interparticle distance on reflection enhancement. The sample at the deposition potential of −0.2 V for an electrodeposition time of 3600 s exhibits an enhancement of 28% in weighted reflection in contrast with bare ITO glass. This study reports the high reflection of Ag nanoparticle arrays by electrodeposition method might be application to large-scale photovoltaic devices.
Zhang, D., & Tang, Y. (2017). Enhancing light reflective properties on ITO glass by plasmonic effect of silver nanoparticles. Results in Physics, 7, 2874–2877. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rinp.2017.07.067