Growth and Characterizations of Electrochemically Deposited ZnO Thin Films

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In this study,Wepresent ZnO thin films using electrochemical deposition method. ZnO thin films are deposited onto metal(Cu) and semiconductor (n-type Si) substrates. The electrolyte consists of a 0.1M Zn(NO3)2 solution, and we applied various potentials at different bath temperatures. XRD shows preferential orientation to (002) that increases with the applied cathodic potential and the bath temperature. Similar tendency is shown on both Cu and n-type Si substrates. SEM micrographs show ZnO surface morphology is greatly affected by the applied cathodic potentials. The RBS analysis reflects the rough morphology of ZnO thin film. The composition ratio Zn:O on n-type Si substrate is determined to be 1.0:1.3 ± 0.3 at the cathodic potential of -1.0[V] and the cell temperature of 70.

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Periodical:

Solid State Phenomena (Volumes 124-126)

Edited by:

Byung Tae Ahn, Hyeongtag Jeon, Bo Young Hur, Kibae Kim and Jong Wan Park

Pages:

135-138

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/SSP.124-126.135

Citation:

Y. Takashige et al., "Growth and Characterizations of Electrochemically Deposited ZnO Thin Films", Solid State Phenomena, Vols. 124-126, pp. 135-138, 2007

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June 2007

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