Dr. Isaac Nkrumah

Senior Lecturer

Dept: Physics
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Room TF 17
Aboagye Menyeh Building

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My research interest includes deposition of thin films for photovoltaic and device applications, renewable energy and synthesis and characteristics of...~more

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    1. C. K. Bandoh, I. Nkrumah, F. K. Ampong, R. K. Nkum, F. Boakye (2021). Effect of Annealing on the Structure and
        Optical Properties of Lead Selenide and Cadmium Selenide Thin Film Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition, 
        Chalcogenide Letters 18(2), 81-89.
    2. B. Kwakye?Awuah, E. K. K. Abavare, B. Sefa?Ntiri, I. Nkrumah, E. Von?Kiti, C. Williams (2021). Synthesis and
        Characterization of Geopolymer?zeolites from Ghanaian Kaolin samples by variation of two Synthesis parameters, 
        Journal of Thermal Analysis & Calorimetry, Springer Nature
    3.Paal, I. Nkrumah, F. K. Ampong, D. U. Ngbiche, R. K. Nkum, F. Boakye (2020). The Effect of Deposition Time and
       Sulfurization Temperature on the Optical and Structural Properties of Iron Sulfide Thin      Films Deposited from Acidic
       Chemical Baths, Science Journal of University of Zakho 8(3), 97-104.
    4. B Kwakye-Awuah, B Sefa-Ntiri, E Von-Kiti, I Nkrumah, C Williams (2019). Adsorptive removal of iron and manganese
        from groundwater samples in Ghana by zeolite Y synthesized from Bauxite and Kaolin, Water 11 (9), 1912.
    5. D. U. Ngbiche, I. Nkrumah, F. K. Ampong, M. Paal, R. K. Nkum, F. K. Boakye (2019). Optical and Structural Properties
        of Chemical Bath Deposited Cadmium Sulphur Selenide (CdS1–xSex (0 ≤ x ≤ 1)) Thin Films, Open Journal of Applied
        Sciences, 2019, 9, 785-798.
    6. I. Nkrumah, F. K. Ampong, B. Kwakye-Awuah, T. Ive (2015). Optical and Structural Properties of Pbcds Ternary Thin
        Films Deposited by Chemical Bath Deposition, Journal of Advances in Physics 11(1), 2954-2959.
    7. F. G. Hone, F. K. Ampong, T. Abza, I. Nkrumah, M. Paal, R. K. Nkum, F. Boakye (2015). The effect of deposition time on
       the structural, morphological and optical band gap of lead selenide thin films synthesized by chemical bath deposition
       method, Materials Letters 155, 58-61
    1. Antwi, R. A., Nkrumah, I., Ampong, K., Paal, M., Tamakloe, R. Y., Nkum, R. K., Boakye, F. (2023). Synthesis of pure and manganese doped zinc oxide nanoparticles by a solution growth technique: structural and optical investigation, East European Journal of Physics 4, 129-136.
    2. Nkrumah, I., Ampong, K., Britwum, A., Paal, M.,  Kwakye-Awuah, B., Nkum, R. K., Boakye, F. (2023).The effect of the concentration of tin (Sn) in the metallic precursor, on the structure, morphology, optical and electrical properties of electrochemically deposited lead-tinsulphide (PbSnS) thin films, Chalcogenide Letters 20(6), 399-407.


    1. Botchway, E. A, Ampong, F. K., Nkrumah, I., Puzer, D.B., Nkum, R. K., Boakye, F. (2023). CZTS Thin Films Grown By Sulfurization of Electrodeposited Metallic Precursors: The Effect of Increasing Tin Content of the Metallic Precursors on the Structure, Morphology and Optical Properties of the Thin Films, East European Journal of Physics 2, 249-256.

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