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The effect of solution temperature on electrodeposit-ZnO thin film

Mohamad, Fariza and Anak Abang, Connie and Muhd Nor, Nik Hisyamudin and Izaki, Masanobu (2013) The effect of solution temperature on electrodeposit-ZnO thin film. In: Advanced Materials Engineering and Technology (ICAMET 2013) , 28-29 November 2013, Bandung, Indonesia .

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Abstract

Zinc Oxide (ZnO) has been successfully electrodeposited on a fluorine doped tin oxide (FTO) coated glass substrates using a simple aqueaus solution containing zinc nitrate hydrate by low temperature galvanostatic electrolysis. The solution temperature of zinc nitrate hydrate was varied from 60'C to 75'C in order to investigate the effect of solution temperature on electrodeposit-ZnO thin film. The properties of ZnO film were invetigated by X-ray diffraction (XRD), Field-Emission Scanning electron microscope (FE-SEM) and Atomic force microscopy (AFM). The solution temperature shows a significant effect on structural and morphological of deposit-ZnO. The XRD patterns exhibited the increment of (002)-ZnO peak when the solution temperature increased and the highest peak was observed at 75'C. The morphology of ZnO was changed from planar to nanopillar with the solution temperature. In conclusion, ZnO nanopillar with an excellent structural properties was obtained at solution temperature of 75'C.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ZnO; electrodeposition; solution temperature
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800-8360 Electronics
Divisions: Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering > Department of Electronic Engineering
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2014 03:37
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2015 08:06
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/4830
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