Main Article Content
Thin films of ZnO nano crystalline doped with different concentrations (0, 6, 9, 12, and 18 )wt. % of copper were deposited on a glass substrate via pulsed laser deposition method (PLD). The properties of ZnO: Cu thin-nanofilms have been studied by absorbing UV-VIS, X-ray diffraction (XRD) and atomic force microscopes (AFM). UV-VIS spectroscopy was used to determine the type and value of the optical energy gap, while X-ray diffraction was used to examine the structure and determine the size of the crystals. Atomic force microscopes were used to study the surface formation of precipitated materials. The UV-VIS spectroscopy was used to determine the type and value of the optical energy gap.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Abass N, Shanan Z, Mohammed T, Abbas L. Fabricated of Cu Doped ZnO Nanoparticles for Solar Cell Application. Baghdad Sic J 2018; 15: 2.
Pung S, Ong C, Mohd Isha K, Othman M.Synthesis and characterization of Cu-doped zno nanorods. Sains Malays. 2014; 43(2): 273–281.
Allabergenov B, Tursunkulov O, Abidov A, Choi A, Wook J, Kim S. Microstructural analysis and optical characteristics of Cu-doped ZnO thin films prepared by DC magnetron sputtering. J Cryst. Growth.2014; ( 2) 401: 573–576.
Nunes V, Souza A, Lima F, Oliveira G, FreireF, Almeida A. Effects of Potential Deposition on the Parameters of ZnO Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Mater Res. 2018; 2 (4):1- 8.
Shewale P, Patil V, Shin S, Kim J, Uplane M. H2S gas sensing properties of nanocrystalline Cu-dopedZnO thin films prepared by advanced spray pyrolysis. Sensor Actuat B –Chem. 2013;186: 226–234.
Marin A, Mu˜noz-Rojas D, Iza D, Gershon T, Musselman K, MacManus-Driscoll J. Novel atmospheric growth technique to improve both light absorption and charge collection in ZnO/Cu2O thin film solar cells. Adv Funct Mater. 2013; 23(27): 3413–3419.
Musleh H, AlDahoudi N, Zayed H , Shaat S, Tamous H, Shurrab N, et al. Synthesis and Characterization of Zno Nanoparticles Using Hydrothermal and Sol-Gel Techniques for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. JUBES. 2018; 26: 9.
Acosta D, López-Suárez A, Magaña C, Hernández F. Structural, Electrical and Optical Properties of ZnO Thin Films Produced by Chemical Spray Using Ethanol in Different Amounts of the Sprayed Solution. Thin Solid Films.2018; 653 (1): 309-316.
Shukla R, Anchal S, Nishant K, Akhilesh P, Mamta P. Optical and Sensing Properties of Cu Doped ZnO Nanocrystalline thin Films. J Nanotechnol. 2015; 10.
Xu L, Xian F, Zheng G, Lai M. Realization of strong violet and blue emissions from ZnO thin flms by incorporation of Cu ions. Mater Res Bull. 2018; 99:144–151.
Kadam A, Kim T, Shin D, Garadkar K, Park J. Morphological evolution of Cu doped ZnO for enhancement of photocatalytic activity. J Alloy Compd. 2017;710: 102–113 .
.Hsu L, Chen C,.Zhang X. Effect of the CU source on optical properties of CuZnO films deposited by ultrasonic spraying. Materials. 2014; 7(2):1261–1270.
Acosta D, López S, MagañaA, Hernández C. Structural, Electrical and Optical Properties of ZnO Thin Films Produced by Chemical Spray Using Ethanol in Different Amounts of The Sprayed Solution. Thin Solid Films. 2018;653( 1): 309-316.
Pan F,Li J,Ma L. Electronic Structures and Ferromagnetism of Cu-Doped ZnO: the First-Principle Calculation Study. J. Super Cond. Novel Magnetism. 2018; 31: 2103–2110.
Younas M ,Shen J, He M,lortz R,Akhtar M,Ling F. Role of multivalent Cu, oxygen vacancies and CuO nanophase in the ferromagnetic properties of ZnO:Cu thin flms. Rsc Adv. 2015; 5: 55648–55657.
Niranjan K, Dutta S, Varghese S, Ray A, Barshilia H. Role of defects in one-step synthesis of Cu-doped ZnO nanocoatings by electrodeposition method with enhanced magnetic and electrical properties. Appl Phys A. 2017;123: 250.
Silambarasan M, Saravanan S, Soga T. Effect of Fe-Doping on The Structural, Morphological and Optical Properties of ZnO Nanoparticles Synthesized by Solution Combustion Process. Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures. 2015; 71 (1): 109-116.
Jae-Ho Lee, Kwonwoo O, Kyungeun J, Wilson K, Man L. Tuning the Morphology and Properties of Nanostructured Cu-ZnO Thin Films Using a Two-Step Sputtering Technique. Met. 2020; 10: 437. doi:10.3390/met10040437
Krämer A, Engel S, Sangiorgi N, Sanson A, Bartolomé J, Gräf S, et al. ZnO Thin Films on Single Carbon Fibres Fabricated by Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD). Appl Surf Sci.2017; 399 (1): 282-287.
Ziad T, Mohammed A. Growth and characterization of ZnO nanostructures using pulsed laser. J Opt.2013; 42:194–202
Shaveta T, Neha S, Anamika V, Jitender K. Structural and optical properties of copper doped ZnO nanoparticles and thin films. Adv Appl Sci Res. 2014; 5(4):18-24.
Abbas N, Ahlam M,Ruqayah A, Nagham Y. The effect of Copper Concentration on the Structural, Morphological and Optical Properties of CdS:Cu Nanocrystalline prepared by chemical bath deposition. Int J Eng Res. 2016; 7: 1.
Abbas N, Iqbal S, Alaa A. The effect of Selenium concentration on the structural , morphological and optical properties of CdSexS1-x thin films. IREPHY .2012; 6: 3.
Raied K., Iman N. Electrical properties of pure NiO and NiO:Au thin films prepared by ssdxusing pulsed laser deposition. I J P.2016; 14( 29): 37-43.
Mott N, Davis E .Electronic Process in Non-Crystalline Materials"2nd ed. Oxford University Press, (1980).
Abbas N, Al-Rasoul T, Shanan Z. Structural and optical characterization of Cu and Ni doped ZnS nanoparticles. Int J Electrochem. Sci.2013; 8 (4): 5594-5604.