thin films have been synthesized using electro deposition, chemical bath
deposition and Thermal evaporation method. XRD confirmed that these films have
polycrystalline in nature with orthorhombic structure. The band gap was
determined using UV-Visible spectrophotometry data, about 1.2 to 1.94 eV. The
obtained films could be used in solar cell application due to appropriate band
gap and good photo response behavior.
Dr Ho Soon Min
Centre for Green Chemistry and
Applied Chemistry, INTI International University, Putra Nilai, 71800, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.
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There are several types of binary, ternary and quaternary thin films have been prepared using pulsed laser deposition (PLD) and successive ion layer adsorption and reaction (SILAR) method. These methods have many advantages such as able to control the dimensions, the growth rate, film thickness and produce nano-particles. In this work, PLD and SILAR methods were briefly discussed. Experimental results for the films prepared using these two deposition techniques from literature review will be described. Characterization of thin films using various tools (SEM, EDAX, XRD, XPS, FTIR, UV-Visible spectrophotometer, Raman Spectra) showed these deposition techniques were suitable to prepare metal chalcogenide thin films.
Dr. Ho Soon Min
Assistant Professor, Centre
for Green Chemistry and Applied Chemistry, INTI International University, Putra
Nilai, 71800, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.
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