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Title: Characterization of ZnO:Al thin films obtained by spray pyrolysis technique

Abstract

Films of zinc oxide doped with Al (ZnO:Al) are prepared using the spray pyrolysis technique. The effect of doping Al on the physical properties of ZnO:Al is studied. In this study the polycrystalline ZnO:Al films with the different Al concentration ([Al]/[Zn] in the starting solution was varied from 0 to 0.6 wt.%) were prepared. These films were confirmed to show the high crystallinity by X-ray diffraction technique. The smallest sheet resistance value, around 207 {omega}/{open_square}, was obtained using a [Al]/[Zn] ratio of 0.125 wt.% in starting solution. The optical transmittance was about 75% in visible range for the optimum film.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Department of Physics, University of Guilan, Rasht 41335 (Iran, Islamic Republic of). E-mail: smrozati@guilan.ac.ir
  2. Department of Physics, University of Guilan, Rasht 41335 (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21003545
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Materials Characterization; Journal Volume: 58; Journal Issue: 4; Other Information: DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2006.05.012; PII: S1044-5803(06)00180-X; Copyright (c) 2006 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; DOPED MATERIALS; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; POLYCRYSTALS; PYROLYSIS; SHEETS; SPRAYS; THIN FILMS; X-RAY DIFFRACTION; ZINC OXIDES

Citation Formats

Rozati, S.M., and Akesteh, Sh. Characterization of ZnO:Al thin films obtained by spray pyrolysis technique. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1016/j.matchar.2006.05.012.
Rozati, S.M., & Akesteh, Sh. Characterization of ZnO:Al thin films obtained by spray pyrolysis technique. United States. doi:10.1016/j.matchar.2006.05.012.
Rozati, S.M., and Akesteh, Sh. Sun . "Characterization of ZnO:Al thin films obtained by spray pyrolysis technique". United States. doi:10.1016/j.matchar.2006.05.012.
@article{osti_21003545,
title = {Characterization of ZnO:Al thin films obtained by spray pyrolysis technique},
author = {Rozati, S.M. and Akesteh, Sh.},
abstractNote = {Films of zinc oxide doped with Al (ZnO:Al) are prepared using the spray pyrolysis technique. The effect of doping Al on the physical properties of ZnO:Al is studied. In this study the polycrystalline ZnO:Al films with the different Al concentration ([Al]/[Zn] in the starting solution was varied from 0 to 0.6 wt.%) were prepared. These films were confirmed to show the high crystallinity by X-ray diffraction technique. The smallest sheet resistance value, around 207 {omega}/{open_square}, was obtained using a [Al]/[Zn] ratio of 0.125 wt.% in starting solution. The optical transmittance was about 75% in visible range for the optimum film.},
doi = {10.1016/j.matchar.2006.05.012},
journal = {Materials Characterization},
number = 4,
volume = 58,
place = {United States},
year = {Sun Apr 15 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Sun Apr 15 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}