Influence of Bath Temperature on Structural, Optical and Electrical Properties of Cadmium Sulfi de Thin Films Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition

  • Mikhail V. Gapanovich Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, 1, Academician Semenov ave., 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russian Federation https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9109-6532
  • Natalia A. Tikhonina Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, 1, Academician Semenov ave., 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russian Federation
  • Tatiana S. Kokovina Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Fundamental Physicochemical Engineering, 1, Leninskie Gory, GSP-1, 119991 Moscow Russian Federation
  • Dmitry N. Varseev Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, 1, Academician Semenov ave., 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russian Federation. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Fundamental Physicochemical Engineering, 1, Leninskie Gory, GSP-1, 119991 Moscow Russian Federation
  • Vladimir V. Rakitin Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, 1, Academician Semenov ave., 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russian Federation https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6582-5212
  • Muniramaiah Reddivari S.V. University, Solar Photovoltaic Laboratory, Department of Physics Andhra Pradesh, 517502 Tirupati, India https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0903-3493
  • Babu Pejjai S.V. University, Solar Photovoltaic Laboratory, Department of Physics Andhra Pradesh, 517502 Tirupati, India https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5768-9433
  • Tulasi Ramakrishna Reddy Kotte S.V. University, Solar Photovoltaic Laboratory, Department of Physics Andhra Pradesh, 517502 Tirupati, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3457-6505
  • Gennady F. Novikov Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, 1, Academician Semenov ave., 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russian Federation. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Fundamental Physicochemical Engineering, 1, Leninskie Gory, GSP-1, 119991 Moscow Russian Federation https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5458-8263
Keywords: cadmium sulfi de, CBD, temperature effect, structural change, growth mechanism, electrical properties.

Abstract

Abstract. The effect of bath temperature (60-90 °C) on structural, optical and electrical properties
of CdS thin films deposited by chemical bath deposition (CBD) at a constant precursor
concentration and deposition time was studied. From the XRD analysis, it was found that the
structure of CdS thin fi lms varied with temperature. At lower temperature hexagonal structure
was dominated while at high temperature, the cubic structure was prominent. The band gap of
the as-prepared CdS thin fi lms was calculated from the UV-Vis spectroscopic data, and it was
found to be decreased with the increase of temperature. The resistivity of the CdS thin fi lms also
decreased with the increase in temperature.

 

 

 

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Author Biographies

Mikhail V. Gapanovich, Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, 1, Academician Semenov ave., 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russian Federation

Cand. Sci. (Chem.), Senior Researcher, Institute of Problems of Chemical
Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russian Federation; e-mail:
gmw@icp.ac.ru.

Natalia A. Tikhonina, Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, 1, Academician Semenov ave., 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russian Federation

Cand. Sci. (Chem.), Senior Engineer, Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics
of Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russian Federation; e-mail: evgenia-r@mail.ru.

Tatiana S. Kokovina, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Fundamental Physicochemical Engineering, 1, Leninskie Gory, GSP-1, 119991 Moscow Russian Federation

student, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Fundamental Physicochemical
Engineering, Moscow, Russian Federation.

Dmitry N. Varseev, Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, 1, Academician Semenov ave., 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russian Federation. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Fundamental Physicochemical Engineering, 1, Leninskie Gory, GSP-1, 119991 Moscow Russian Federation

student, Engineer, Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy
of Sciences, Chernogolovka, Moscow Region; Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of
Fundamental Physicochemical Engineering, Moscow, Russian Federation.

Vladimir V. Rakitin, Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, 1, Academician Semenov ave., 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russian Federation

Vladimir V. Rakitin – Cand. Sci. (Chem.), Researcher, Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics
of Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russian Federation; e-mail: domityan@yandex.ru.

Muniramaiah Reddivari, S.V. University, Solar Photovoltaic Laboratory, Department of Physics Andhra Pradesh, 517502 Tirupati, India

Junior Research Fellow (Phys.), Solar Photovoltaic Laboratory, Department
of Physics, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India; e-mail: r.muniram1995@gmail.com.

Babu Pejjai, S.V. University, Solar Photovoltaic Laboratory, Department of Physics Andhra Pradesh, 517502 Tirupati, India

Ph.D, Associate Research, Solar Photovoltaic Laboratory, Department of Physics,
Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India; e-mail: pdmj.babu@gmail.com.

Tulasi Ramakrishna Reddy Kotte, S.V. University, Solar Photovoltaic Laboratory, Department of Physics Andhra Pradesh, 517502 Tirupati, India

Ph.D (Phys.), Professor, Head of Solar Photovoltaic Laboratory, Department of Physics, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India; e-mail: ktrkreddy@gmail.com.

Gennady F. Novikov, Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, 1, Academician Semenov ave., 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russian Federation. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Fundamental Physicochemical Engineering, 1, Leninskie Gory, GSP-1, 119991 Moscow Russian Federation

Dr. Sci. (Phys.- Math.), Full Professor, Head of Laboratory, Institute of Problems
of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka, Moscow Region; Lomonosov
Moscow State University, Faculty of Fundamental Physicochemical Engineering, Moscow, Russian
Federation; e-mail: gmw@icp.ac.ru.

Published
2019-12-19
How to Cite
Gapanovich, M. V., Tikhonina, N. A., Kokovina, T. S., Varseev, D. N., Rakitin, V. V., Reddivari, M., Pejjai, B., Reddy Kotte, T. R., & Novikov, G. F. (2019). Influence of Bath Temperature on Structural, Optical and Electrical Properties of Cadmium Sulfi de Thin Films Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition. Kondensirovannye Sredy I Mezhfaznye Granitsy = Condensed Matter and Interphases, 21(4), 490-497. https://doi.org/10.17308/kcmf.2019.21/2360
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