Structural and Optical Studies of Magnesium Doped Zinc Oxide Thin Films

Автор(ы) Arpana Agrawal , Tanveer Ahmad Dar, Pratima Sen
Принадлежность

Laser Bhawan, School of Physics, Devi Ahilya University, Takshashila Campus, Indore – 452001, India

Е-mail agrawal.arpana01@gmail.com
Выпуск Том 5, Год 2013, Номер 2
Даты Получено 15.02.2013; опубликовано online 04.05.2013
Ссылка Arpana Agrawal, Tanveer Ahmad Dar, Pratima Sen, J. Nano- Electron. Phys. 5 No 2, 02025 (2013)
DOI
PACS Number(s) 68.55.ag, 61.72.U, 79.60.Dp, 81.15.Fg
Ключевые слова Semiconductor (61) , Thin films (60) , Doping (18) , Laser deposition (3) .
Аннотация The paper describes the structural and optical properties of Magnesium doped Zinc Oxide (Mg  3.5 %, 6 %, 9 %, 12 % by weight) thin films prepared by pulsed laser deposition technique. The samples are characterized by X-ray diffraction technique, Ultra-violet visible absorption spectroscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. X-ray diffraction results reveal the polycrystalline nature of samples with no impurity or secondary phase formation. Ultra-violet visible absorption spectroscopy studies show the blue shift in the optical band gap subsequent to Mg doping. X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy results reveal the replacement of Zn2+ cation by Mg2+ ion.

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