Comparative study of structural and optical properties of zirconium-doped indium oxide synthesized by solid state reactions and sol-gel technique
Liliana BIZO, Klara MAGYARI, Julieta Daniela CHELARU, Ovidiu NEMEŞdownload PDF
Abstract. In the present work the effect of zirconium doping (1.5 at.%) on the structural and optical properties of indium zirconium oxide was studied. Zr-doped indium oxides were prepared by using two different methods, solid state reactions and sol-gel technique. The compositions with bixbyite structure have been synthesized by two different methods, solid state reactions in air and sol-gel process. X-ray powder diffraction (XRPD) used for phases analysis confirm the validity of the cubic bixbyite-type structure of In2O3. The optical properties of the prepared composition were considered in terms of their diffuse reflectance spectra (DRS). The morphology of crystals was evidenced by SEM analyses and reveal agglomeration of particles with their size ranges in the micrometer domain.
Advanced Electronic Materials, Transparent Conducting Oxides (TCOs), Zr-Doped Indium Oxide, Structural Properties, Optical Properties
Published online 11/5/2018, 6 pages
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Citation: Liliana BIZO, Klara MAGYARI, Julieta Daniela CHELARU, Ovidiu NEMEŞ, ‘Comparative study of structural and optical properties of zirconium-doped indium oxide synthesized by solid state reactions and sol-gel technique’, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 8, pp 167-172, 2018
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