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Journal of Environmental Nanotechnology

(A Quarterly Peer-reviewed and Refereed International Journal)
ISSN(Print):2279-07 48; ISSN(Online):2319-5541

Silver and Zinc Doped Chalcogenide (CdS) films by Chemical Bath Deposition Process


Doped cadmium sulfide (CdS) thin films were prepared by chemical bath deposition (CBD)
technique at 70 ± 5oC. Silver (Ag) and zinc (Zn) are the dopent materials. This paper presents the analysis
of optical, structural and surface properties of the CdS thin films by UV-Vis-NIR Spectrophotometer, Xray
Diffractometer (XRD) and scanning electron microscope (SEM) respectively. Optical spectra of CdS
Thin films exhibit high transmittance in the visible region and high absorbance near Ultra-Violet (UV)
range. XRD studies showed all the doped CdS thin films exhibits amorphous in nature. Possible alications
of the doped CdS thin films are also discussed.

Article Type: Orginal Research Article

Corresponding Author: R. Ganesh 1  

Email: ganeshraju.a.c@gmail.com

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R. Ganesh 1*,  V. Senthil kumar 2,  K. Panneerselvam 3,  M. Raja 4.  

1, 2, 3. Department of Physics, Karpagam University, Coimbatore, TN, India.

4. Department of Physics, RVS College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, TN, India.

J. Environ. Nanotechnol. Volume 2, No.2 (2013) pp. 34-37
ISSN: 2279-0748 eISSN: 2319-5541
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