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Title: Structural and optical studies of chemically deposited Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} thin films

Abstract

Highlights: ► Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} films were deposited at 30 °C by chemical bath deposition. ► The deposition time of the chemical bath was adjusted to 20 h, 22 h, and 24 h. ► Effect of deposition time on structural and optical properties of Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} thin films were investigated. ► The presence of characteristic bonds of Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} was observed from Raman shift experiment. ► The direct band gap of thin films constant were calculated. -- Abstract: Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} thin films were grown on commercial glass substrates by chemical bath deposition at room temperature. The structural and optical properties of Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} thin films were studied as a function of deposition time. The thin films were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), Raman spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and UV–vis spectroscopy. The XRD pattern showed that the Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} thin films had an orthorhombic polycrystalline structure. The lattice constants of the thin films were a = 8.741 Å, b = 14.034 Å and c = 3.728 Å. The characteristic bonds of Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} were observed at 66.3, 111.7, 224.7 and 308.9 cm{sup −1} using Raman shift experiment. The optical energy band gap of themore » thin films decreased from 2.12 eV to 2.03 eV with increasing deposition time from 20 to 24 h. The optical constants of the thin films were obtained using the experimentally recorded transmission data as a function of the wavelength.« less

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. Primary Education Department, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri (Turkey)
  2. Physics Department, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, 15030 Burdur (Turkey)
  3. Physics Department, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri (Turkey)
  4. Physics Department, Cukurova University, 01330 Adana (Turkey)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22215615
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Materials Research Bulletin
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 47; Journal Issue: 11; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2012 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0025-5408
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; DEPOSITION; DEPOSITS; LATTICE PARAMETERS; OPTICAL PROPERTIES; ORTHORHOMBIC LATTICES; POLYCRYSTALS; RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY; SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY; SUBSTRATES; THIN FILMS; X-RAY DIFFRACTION

Citation Formats

Güneri, Emine, E-mail: emineg7@gmail.com, Göde, Fatma, Boyarbay, Behiye, and Gümüş, Cebrail. Structural and optical studies of chemically deposited Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} thin films. United States: N. p., 2012. Web. doi:10.1016/J.MATERRESBULL.2012.06.031.
Güneri, Emine, E-mail: emineg7@gmail.com, Göde, Fatma, Boyarbay, Behiye, & Gümüş, Cebrail. Structural and optical studies of chemically deposited Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} thin films. United States. doi:10.1016/J.MATERRESBULL.2012.06.031.
Güneri, Emine, E-mail: emineg7@gmail.com, Göde, Fatma, Boyarbay, Behiye, and Gümüş, Cebrail. Thu . "Structural and optical studies of chemically deposited Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} thin films". United States. doi:10.1016/J.MATERRESBULL.2012.06.031.
@article{osti_22215615,
title = {Structural and optical studies of chemically deposited Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} thin films},
author = {Güneri, Emine, E-mail: emineg7@gmail.com and Göde, Fatma and Boyarbay, Behiye and Gümüş, Cebrail},
abstractNote = {Highlights: ► Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} films were deposited at 30 °C by chemical bath deposition. ► The deposition time of the chemical bath was adjusted to 20 h, 22 h, and 24 h. ► Effect of deposition time on structural and optical properties of Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} thin films were investigated. ► The presence of characteristic bonds of Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} was observed from Raman shift experiment. ► The direct band gap of thin films constant were calculated. -- Abstract: Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} thin films were grown on commercial glass substrates by chemical bath deposition at room temperature. The structural and optical properties of Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} thin films were studied as a function of deposition time. The thin films were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), Raman spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and UV–vis spectroscopy. The XRD pattern showed that the Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} thin films had an orthorhombic polycrystalline structure. The lattice constants of the thin films were a = 8.741 Å, b = 14.034 Å and c = 3.728 Å. The characteristic bonds of Sn{sub 2}S{sub 3} were observed at 66.3, 111.7, 224.7 and 308.9 cm{sup −1} using Raman shift experiment. The optical energy band gap of the thin films decreased from 2.12 eV to 2.03 eV with increasing deposition time from 20 to 24 h. The optical constants of the thin films were obtained using the experimentally recorded transmission data as a function of the wavelength.},
doi = {10.1016/J.MATERRESBULL.2012.06.031},
journal = {Materials Research Bulletin},
issn = {0025-5408},
number = 11,
volume = 47,
place = {United States},
year = {2012},
month = {11}
}