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Growth of SrS thin films by pulsed-laser deposition

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Karner, C, Maguire, PD, McLaughlin, JAD and Laverty, S (1997) Growth of SrS thin films by pulsed-laser deposition. Philosophical Magazine Letters, 76 (2 1). pp. 111-116. [Journal article]

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Abstract

High-quality luminescent thin films of strontium sulphide (SrS) with excellent stoichiometry have been grown by pulsed-laser deposition. The crystallinity, stoichiometry and cathodoluminescence (CL) have been investigated for the films deposited onto two differently coated glass substrates. Furthermore the importance of post-deposition annealing has been studied. SrS thin films grown at 450oC onto glass substrates coated with tin-doped indium oxide show good crystallinity, with a preferred orientation along the (200) axis. Cerium-doped SrS (SrS : Ce) gives a strong blue CL output at 400 nm. Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy shows that the films are stoichiometric and that the stoichiometry is controllable by varying deposition parameters.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Engineering
Research Institutes and Groups:Engineering Research Institute
Engineering Research Institute > Nanotechnology & Integrated BioEngineering Centre (NIBEC)
ID Code:13963
Deposited By:Mrs Ann Blair
Deposited On:28 May 2010 12:39
Last Modified:15 Jun 2011 10:52

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