Title

Effect of oxygen partial pressure on properties of Nb-doped In2O3 thin films

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2008

Keywords

indium oxide, pulsed laser deposition, transparent electrode, hall effect, mobility

Abstract

Nb-doped In2O3 thin films were deposited by pulsed laser deposition technique. The effect of oxygen partial pressure on electrical, structural and optical properties was studied. The conductivity, carrier concentration and mobility of the films decrease with increase in the oxygen pressure after attaining maximum. Low resistivity (9.61 × 10−5 Ω cm) and high mobility (65 cm2 V−1 s−1) is observed for the film grown under oxygen pressure of 1.0 × 10−3 mbar. The average transmittance of the films is more than 85%. The optical band gap is found varying between 4.09 and 4.23 eV for various oxygen pressure.

Recommended Citation

Gupta, R. K., K. Ghosh, R. Patel, S. R. Mishra, and P. K. Kahol. "Effect of oxygen partial pressure on properties of Nb-doped In2O3 thin films." Materials Chemistry and Physics 112, no. 1 (2008): 136-139.

DOI for the article

10.1016/j.matchemphys.2008.05.025

Department

Physics, Astronomy, and Materials Science

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