Effect of Al Dopants on the Optical and Dispersion Parameters of Iron Oxide thin Films

Authors(1) :-Hadi Ahmed Hussin

Uniform and adherent Fe2O3:Al thin films were deposited on glass substrate using spray pyrolysis technique. The optical properties and dispersion parameters of iron oxide thin films have been studied as a function of doping concentration with Aluminum (Al). It has to be mentioned that changed in direct optical energy band gap of iron oxide was recorded, as expected, after doping. The data show that the optical energy gap Eg decreased from 2.52 eV for the undoped Fe2O3 to 2.46 eV with the increasing of doping concentration of Al to 5%. Therefore, the changes in dispersion parameters and Urbach tails were investigated. An increase in the doping concentration causes a decrease in the average oscillator strength. The single-oscillator parameter has been reported.

Authors and Affiliations

Hadi Ahmed Hussin
Department of Physics, College of Education, Al-Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq

Dispersion parameters, spray pyrolysis, iron oxide, Fe2O3:Al.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 4 | July-August 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-08-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 232-235
Manuscript Number : IJSRST162456
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Hadi Ahmed Hussin, " Effect of Al Dopants on the Optical and Dispersion Parameters of Iron Oxide thin Films", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp.232-235, July-August-2016.
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