Room Temperature Synthesized TiO2/Bi2Se3 Bilayer Thin Film by Simple Chemical Route: Study the Effect of Deposition Time of Bismuth Selenide on Physical Properties of Film

Authors Vijay Baviskar1,2, Dattatray M. Nerkar3, Prashant Baviskar4, Dipak Salunkhe5, S.R. Gosavi6, R.S. Patil2

1Department of Applied Sciences and Humanities, R. C. Patel Institute of Technology, Shirpur 425405, (M.S.), India

2Department of Physics, PSGVPM’s A. S. C. College, Shahada, 425409, (M.S.), India

3Sathaye College, Dixit Road, Vile-Parle (East), Mumbai, 400057, (M.S.), India

4Department of Physics, S.N. Arts, D.J. Malpani Commerce and B.N. Sarda Science College, Sangamner, 422605, (M.S.), India

5KVPS, Kisan Arts Commerce and Science College, Parola, 425111, (M.S.), India

6C.H.C. Arts, S.G.P. Commerce, and B.B.J.P. Science College, Taloda, 425413, (M.S.), India

Issue Volume 12, Year 2020, Number 2
Dates Received 10 February 2020; revised manuscript received 14 April 2020; published online 25 April 2020
Citation Vijay Baviskar, Dattatray M. Nerkar, Prashant Baviskar, et al., J. Nano- Electron. Phys. 12 No 2, 02038 (2020)
PACS Number(s) 68.60.  p
Keywords Bismuth Selenide, Titanium Dioxide (4) , Nanoparticle (75) , CBD (5) , Thin films (60) .

Simple chemical route namely Chemical Bath Deposition (CBD) has been successfully employed for deposition of Bismuth Selenide (Bi2Se3) nanoparticles on porous TiO2 at room temperature. The effect of deposition time of Bi2Se3 on structural, surface morphological and optical properties of TiO2/Bi2Se3 bilayer film has been systematically investigated. X-ray diffraction and energy dispersive X-ray spectra analysis was confirmed the Bi2Se3 nanoparticles are of effectively deposited on anatase TiO2 film. Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy (FESEM) images shows the TiO2 film uniformly covers by Bi2Se3 nanoparticles. Optical absorption spectrum is reflecting the considerable enhancement in absorption of visible light with increasing deposition time of Bi2Se3 on TiO2 thin film.

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