Photoluminescence characteristics of strontium titanate thin films prepared by spray pyrolysis
Keywords:Transparent, Photoluminescence, Spray pyrolysis, Thin films, SrTiO3
Strontium titanate, SrTiO3 thin films were successfully prepared by spray pyrolysis. The strontium titanate, STO precursor solid thin film were fabricated from an aqueous solution of Sr(NO3)2/[(CH3)2CHO]4Ti/HNO3 = 19:1:20 (molar ratio) at room temperature on a substrate. The as-deposited STO thin film with those annealed at different temperature were prepared. Photoluminescence spectra of thin films were obtained using Photoluminescence Spectrophotometer and optical properties were carried out by using Shimadzu Uv-Vis Spectrophotometer. In conclusion, the band gap energy and the bandwidth of thin films have been analysed.
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