Influence of oxygen partial pressure and annealing temperature on the physical properties of nanostructured ZnO thin films prepared by RF magnetron sputtering

R Subba Reddy; S Uthanna; A Sivasankar Reddy; T. Srikanth; B. Radha Krishna

Volume 3, Issue 9 , 2018, , Pages 570-576

  Zinc oxide thin films were deposited by RF magnetron sputtering on p-type (100) silicon and glass substrates held at room temperature by varying the oxygen partial pressures and the optimized films was annealing at different temperatures. The deposition rate of the films was decreased from 5.8 to 2.5 ...  Read More

Impact of thermal treatment parameter on the properties of Cu2ZnSnS4 solar absorber layer

Indu B. Vashistha; Mahesh C. Sharma; S.K. Sharma

Volume 3, Issue 1 , 2018, , Pages 13-16

  In this present study Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) thin films were grown by Chemical Bath Deposition (CBD) method at optimized parameters. These as grown CZTS films were annealed at 3000C for different time 1 hr, 2 hr, 3 hr. These films were characterized by scanning electron microscope (SEM), UV-VIS Spectrophotometer, ...  Read More

Thickness mod ulated structural and photo-luminescence properties of magnetron sputtered nanocrystalline SiC ultrathin films

Narendra Singh; Davinder Kaur

Volume 2, Issue 11 , 2017, , Pages 725-728

  Ultrathin silicon carbide (SiC) films were grown on p type Si (100) substrate by RF magnetron sputtering at constant substrate temperature of 7000C for investigating thickness dependence of structural and photoluminescence properties. The structural and Photoluminescence properties were measured by X-ray ...  Read More

Paper based ZnO thin film UV light detector using graphite pencil based electrodes

Mohd A. Ansari; Daipayan Dasgupta; K. Sreenivas

Volume 2, Issue 7 , 2017, , Pages 428-432

  Ultraviolet (UV) light detection characteristics with sputtered ZnO films deposited on paper with graphite pencil drawn conducting inter-digital electrodes on normal paper have been investigated. Structural, electrical and microstructural properties of ZnO films grown by magnetron sputtering ...  Read More

Design and fabrication of multilayer dichroic beam splitter

Vinod Karar; Amit L Sharma

Volume 2, Issue 6 , 2017, , Pages 398-401

  Beam splitters are primarily used for applications like avionic displays, optical storage, fluorescence applications, optical interferometry, semiconductor instrumentation where some of the information needs to be reflected as well as transmitted. They operate on the principle of light being ...  Read More

Synthesis and fabrication of MnFe2O4 spinel ferrite thin films using chemical approach: Structural, magnetic, optical and magneto-optical properties

Ramakanth Illa; Jaroslav Hamrle; Jaromir Pištora

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 2017, , Pages 198-204

  Nanostructured thin films of MnFe2O4 were fabricated using chemical approach. Structural, magnetic, optical and magneto-optical properties of the films have been investigated using XRD, AFM, VSM, spectroscopic ellipsometry and MOKE spectroscopy. Structural evaluation of the thermally annealed films showed ...  Read More

Comparative study of Co2MnSi structural and surface morphological thin films on Si/SiO2

Rashmi Singh; Puneet Jain; Naresh Kumar; Pramod Kumar

Volume 2, Issue 2 , 2017, , Pages 76-79

  Thin films of Co2MnSi are grown on n-doped Si (100) and SiO2 (100) substrates by RF sputtering. The deposition time to grow the films is varied, once for ten minutes and another for an hour at a particular substrate temperature 600oC and keeping all the other parameters same. The Co2MnSi thin films deposited ...  Read More

Reduced substrate clamping effect and evidence of shape memory behavior in vertically aligned Ni-Mn-In nanorod arrays

Kirandeep Singh; Shuvam Pawar; Davinder Kaur

Volume 2, Issue 1 , 2017, , Pages 10-15

  Silicon integrated vertically aligned Ni-Mn-In nanorod arrays having ~100 nm length were investigated for shape memory behavior and magnetocaloric effect. The room temperature X-ray diffraction (XRD) patterns revealed the (220) oriented pure austenitic cubic phase growth of Ni–Mn–In nanorods. ...  Read More

Effect of substrate temperature on micro-structural, optical and electrical properties of V2O5 thin films

P. Rosaiah; G. Lakshmi Sandhya; S. Suresh; Jinghui Zhu; Yejun Qiu; O. M. Hussain

Volume 1, Issue 2 , 2016, , Pages 215-219

  Vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) thin films have been prepared onto ITO coated flexible Kapton substrates by electron beam evaporation technique. The influence of substrate temperature on the structural, morphological, optical and electrical properties has been investigated. The XRD results reveals that the ...  Read More