Vol 2 No 1 (2020): Volume 2 Issue 1 Year 2020
Articles

Structural and optical properties of tungsten doped TiO2 thin films fabricated by spray pyrolysis technique

Tamilnayagam V
Department of Physics, A.P.A College of Arts & Culture, Palani, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, India
Keerthika Kumarasamy
Department and Graduate Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taichung City – 41349, Taiwan (R.O.C)
Tamiloli Devendhiran
Department and Graduate Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taichung City – 41349, Taiwan (R.O.C)
Mohanraj K
Raman Research Laboratory, PG & Research Department of Physics, Government Arts College, Tiruvannamalai-606603, Tamil Nadu, India.
Ilavarasan L
PG & Research Department of Chemistry, Government Arts College, Tiruvannamalai-606603, Tamil Nadu, India.
Published January 27, 2020
Keywords
  • Thin films,
  • Spray Pyrolysis,
  • Titanium Oxides,
  • Optical properties,
  • FTIR
How to Cite
V, T., Kumarasamy, K., Devendhiran, T., K, M., & L, I. (2020). Structural and optical properties of tungsten doped TiO2 thin films fabricated by spray pyrolysis technique. Bulletin of Scientific Research, 2(1), 1-8. Retrieved from https://journals.iorpress.org/index.php/bsr/article/view/105

Abstract

The pure and tungsten doped titanium oxide WxTi1-xO2 (x=0, 0.1) thin films have been successfully deposited on the glass substrate at 400 °C using spray pyrolysis technique. The structural properties of the prepared films were characterized by X-Ray Diffraction (XRD). From the XRD spectrum, the sample shows the amorphous structure. Their surface morphology was probed using Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and the mechanical properties, topography and surface roughness of the grown films was investigated by Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM). The functional group and optical characteristic of prepared films were analyzed by Fourier Transform Infra-Red (FT-IR) spectroscopy and UV-Vis-double beam spectrometer.  The optical energy gap was determined by transmittance measurement.

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