Low temperature preparation of orthoferrite thin-films by an inorganic sol-gel process
UNSPECIFIED. (2001) Low temperature preparation of orthoferrite thin-films by an inorganic sol-gel process. THIN SOLID FILMS, 385 (1-2). pp. 230-233. ISSN 0040-6090Full text not available from this repository.
Aqueous precursor sets of orthoferrites were prepared by room temperature processing of inexpensive commercially available metal salts. Crystalline thin-films of orthoferrites of general formula, LnFeO(3)(Ln = La, Nd, Sm, Gd, Dy, Er, Yb and Y) were prepared by dip-coating with the precursor sol and heating at 650 degreesC. All the films showed >80% transmittance independent of the rare earth ion. The optical band-gap was 3.1 eV and the refractive index was 1.61 +/- 0.02 independent of the rare earth ion. The films exhibited uniformity in thickness. mechanical and thermal integrity upon heating. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
|Journal or Publication Title:||THIN SOLID FILMS|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA|
|Official Date:||2 April 2001|
|Number of Pages:||4|
|Page Range:||pp. 230-233|
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