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

Ag nanoparticles induced modification in microhardness of polyvinyl alcohol

Isha Saini; Annu Sharma; Naveneet Chandak; Sanjeev Aggarwal; Pawan K. Sharma

Volume 3, Issue 8 , 2018, , Pages 508-511

  Silver (Ag) nanoparticles play a significant role in nanomaterials science and technology due to many peculiarities. One of the main characteristic of Ag nanoparticles is the occurrence of surface plasmon resonance (SPR) due to the collective oscillation of free electrons in visible region. Due to this ...  Read More