27Jan 2020

SURFACE MORPHOLOGY AND OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF CUBIC-ZINC SULFIDE (c-ZnS) THIN FILMS

  • Laboratoire d Energie Solaire et de Nanotechnologie (LESN) - IREN (Institut de Recherches sur les Energies Nouvelles), Universite Nangui Abrogoua, 02 BP 801 Abidjan 02, Cote d Ivoire
  • ERDyS Laboratory, GMEEMDD Group, FSTM, Hassan II Casablanca University, B.P. 146, Mohammedia, Morocco
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Cubic zinc sulfide (c-ZnS) thin films have been prepared using dip-coating technique. X-ray diffraction pattern revealed cubic phase with the preferred (111) plane in ZnS films. Scanning electron microscope (SEM) analysis showed the granular shaped type of surface texture. The energy dispersive X-ray method indicated an excess of zinc. UV-Visible spectroscopy is used to measure the transmittance of thin ?lms which is found to be superior to 80 %. These experimental results showed that the as-grown ZnS nanoparticles were of high purity.


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[Fransisco Kouadio Konan and Boko Aka (2020); SURFACE MORPHOLOGY AND OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF CUBIC-ZINC SULFIDE (c-ZnS) THIN FILMS Int. J. of Adv. Res. 8 (Jan). 174-178] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


Fransisco Kouadio Konan
Laboratoire d’Energie Solaire et de Nanotechnologie (LESN) - IREN (Institut de Recherches sur les Energies Nouvelles), Université Nangui Abrogoua, 02 BP 801 Abidjan 02, Côte d’Ivoire. 2. ERDyS Laboratory, GMEEMDD Group, FSTM, Hassan II Casablanca University, B.P 146, Mohammedia, Morocco.

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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/10279       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/10279


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