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The effect of laser energy on V2O5 thin film growth prepared by laser assisted molecular beam deposition
Author(s): B. Abdel Samad; P. V. Ashrit
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Paper Abstract

Vanadium pentoxide V2O5 thin films were grown on glass substrates by the LAMBD deposition system with different laser energies. The structure, composition and optical properties of the films have been investigated with atomic force microscopy, x-ray photoemission spectroscopy, ellipsometry and the transmittance analysis. Upon the increase of laser energy, the results showed that the changes in the optical constants are consistent with the thickness changes of the film. The refractive index increases and the absorption coefficient increases when the laser energy increases. The AFM analysis showed a change of the roughness and structure of the deposited films at different laser energies. The prepared films deposited by LAMBD showed interesting properties with correct V2O5 phase without need of annealing after deposition.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 2014
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9288, Photonics North 2014, 928803 (25 September 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2074389
Show Author Affiliations
B. Abdel Samad, Univ. de Moncton (Canada)
P. V. Ashrit, Univ. de Moncton (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9288:
Photonics North 2014
Steve MacLean; David V. Plant, Editor(s)

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