STUDY OF OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF CuO THIN FILMS GROWN BY SPIN COATING TECHNIQUE

[Vinaya P P,Dr.Dhanajaya kekuda] Volume 1: Issue 2, April 2014

Abstract:-
Copper oxide (CuO) thin films were coated on glass substrate by spin coating method. In this work we were mainly studied the optical properties of CuO film using UV spectrophotometer, physical properties studied by using x ray diffraction and atomic force microscopy. We have measured the parameters such as optical band gap varying the processing parameters like annealing temperature, spin speed etc. Amorphous nature of the thin films was revealed from the x-ray diffraction. The surface analysis of the films was done with an Atomic Force Microscope.
Index Terms:-
Spin coating, XRD, UV visible spectrometer, AFM, Glass substrate.
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