Optical characteristics of crystalline antimony sulphide (Sb2S3) thin film

  • DU Onah
  • EI Ugwu

Abstract

This paper presents the important optical characteristics of crystalline Sb2S3 film deposited on glass substrate using solution growth technique at 300k. These characteristics were analyzed using PYEUNICAM SP8-100 spectrophotometer in the range of UV-VIS-NIR while the morphology and the structural composition were analyzed using (metallurgical Microscope OLYMPUS BH-2 and Camera) and XRD respectively. The band gap was obtained from the plotted graph of absorption co-efficient against the photon energy. The optical characteristics of the film were manifested on the graphs of the absorbance and transmittance against wave- length.

Journal of the Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics, Volume 15 (November, 2009), pp 349 - 354

Author Biographies

DU Onah
Department of Industrial Physics Ebonyi State University P.M.B 053 Abakaliki Nigeria
EI Ugwu
Department of Industrial Physics Ebonyi State University P.M.B 053 Abakaliki Nigeria
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