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Table 1 Overview of some recent results in the world for PV cells based on CdS.

From: Hybrid solar cell on a carbon fiber

Composition of hybrid heterojunction Morphology of heterojunction (HJ) PCE, % Illumination level Reference
CdS/PPY Nanorod core—polymer shell HJ 0.018 6.05 mW/cm2 Y.Guo et al., J. Phys. Chem. Lett.1 (2010) 327
CdS/P3HT Polycrystalline film—polymerHJ 0.15 AM1.5 S.A. Yuksel et al., Thin Solid Films 540 (2013) 242.
CdS/P3HT Nanocrystal—polymer BHJ 4.1 AM1.5 S.Ren et al., Nano Letters, 11 (2011) 3998
CdS/MEH-PPV Nanocrystal—polymer BHJ 0.6 AM1.5 Y.Kang, D.Kim, Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. Cells 90 (2006) 166
CdS/MEH-PPV NW array—polymer BHJ 0.035 AM1.5 X.Jiang et al., Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. Cells 94 (2010) 338.
CdS/MEH-PPV NW array—polymer BHJ 1.17 AM1.5 L. Wang et al., J. Phys. Chem. C 111(2007) 9538
CdS/MEH-PPV NW array—polymer BHJ 1.62 AM1.5 J.-C. Lee et al., Electrochem. Commun. 11 (2009) 231.
CdS/N719/P3HT Dye-sensitized polycrystalline film 1.31 AM1.5 M. Zhong et al., Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. Cells 96 (2012) 160.
CdS/Rhodamine B NW array loaded with dye in DSSC 0.12 × 10−5 AM1.5 B. Sankapal et al., J. Alloy. Compd. 651 (2015) 399.
CdS/Cu2S Nanorod core-shell HJ 5.4 AM1.5 J.Tang et al., Nature Nanotechnol. 6 (2011) 568.
CdS/CdTe Nanorod core-shell HJ 6.0 AM1.5 Z. Fang et al., Nature Mater. 8 (2009) 648
CdS/Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Nanorod core-shell HJ 6.18 AM1.5 W.-C. Kwak et al., Cryst. Growth Des. 10 (2010) 5297.