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Title: Synthesis and characterization of ZnO thin films

Abstract

Zinc oxide (ZnO) Thin films were deposited on glass substrate using Spin coating method. Zinc acetate dehydrate, Carbinol and Mono-ethanolamine were used as the precursor, solvent and stabilizer respectively to prepare ZnO Thin-films. The molar ratio of Monoethanolamine to Zinc acetate was maintained as approximately 1. The thickness of the films was determined by Interference technique. The optical properties of the films were studied by UV Vis-Spectrophotometer. From transmittance and absorbance curve, the energy band gap of ZnO is found out. Electrical Conductivity measurements of ZnO are carried out by two probe method and Activation energy for the electrical conductivity of ZnO are found out. The crystal structure and orientation of the films were analyzed by XRD. The XRD patterns show that the ZnO films are polycrystalline with wurtzite hexagonal structure.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Department of Physics, Center for Post-Graduation Studies, Jain University, Jayanagar 3rd Block, Bangalore-560011, Karnataka (India)
  2. Jain University (India)
  3. Department of Physics Jain University (India)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22606561
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
AIP Conference Proceedings
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 1728; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: ICC 2015: International conference on condensed matter and applied physics, Bikaner (India), 30-31 Oct 2015; Other Information: (c) 2016 Author(s); Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0094-243X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; ACTIVATION ENERGY; APPROXIMATIONS; CRYSTAL STRUCTURE; ELECTRIC CONDUCTIVITY; GLASS; INTERFERENCE; OPTICAL PROPERTIES; POLYCRYSTALS; PRECURSOR; SPECTROPHOTOMETERS; SPIN; SPIN-ON COATING; SUBSTRATES; SYNTHESIS; THICKNESS; THIN FILMS; X-RAY DIFFRACTION; ZINC OXIDES

Citation Formats

Anilkumar, T. S., E-mail: anil24march@gmail.com, Girija, M. L., E-mail: girija.ml.grt1@gmail.com, and Venkatesh, J., E-mail: phph9502@yahoo.com. Synthesis and characterization of ZnO thin films. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4946560.
Anilkumar, T. S., E-mail: anil24march@gmail.com, Girija, M. L., E-mail: girija.ml.grt1@gmail.com, & Venkatesh, J., E-mail: phph9502@yahoo.com. Synthesis and characterization of ZnO thin films. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4946560.
Anilkumar, T. S., E-mail: anil24march@gmail.com, Girija, M. L., E-mail: girija.ml.grt1@gmail.com, and Venkatesh, J., E-mail: phph9502@yahoo.com. Fri . "Synthesis and characterization of ZnO thin films". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4946560.
@article{osti_22606561,
title = {Synthesis and characterization of ZnO thin films},
author = {Anilkumar, T. S., E-mail: anil24march@gmail.com and Girija, M. L., E-mail: girija.ml.grt1@gmail.com and Venkatesh, J., E-mail: phph9502@yahoo.com},
abstractNote = {Zinc oxide (ZnO) Thin films were deposited on glass substrate using Spin coating method. Zinc acetate dehydrate, Carbinol and Mono-ethanolamine were used as the precursor, solvent and stabilizer respectively to prepare ZnO Thin-films. The molar ratio of Monoethanolamine to Zinc acetate was maintained as approximately 1. The thickness of the films was determined by Interference technique. The optical properties of the films were studied by UV Vis-Spectrophotometer. From transmittance and absorbance curve, the energy band gap of ZnO is found out. Electrical Conductivity measurements of ZnO are carried out by two probe method and Activation energy for the electrical conductivity of ZnO are found out. The crystal structure and orientation of the films were analyzed by XRD. The XRD patterns show that the ZnO films are polycrystalline with wurtzite hexagonal structure.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4946560},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
issn = {0094-243X},
number = 1,
volume = 1728,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {5}
}