Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 ( 2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
Functional Materials
Thermionic Emission Induced Current-Voltage behaviour of GdMnO3/Al:ZnO/STO and GdMnO3/ZnO/STO Thin Film Heterostructures

Pankaj Solanki; Mayur Vala; Sandip V. Bhatt; Dhananjay Dhruv; Bharat Kataria

Volume 14, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 2303-1730


  We report the results of studies on the rectifying behaviour and tunnelling conduction in GdMnO3/ZnO/STO and GdMnO3/Al:ZnO/STO thin film heterostructures comprising of p-n junctions fabricated using the Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) technique. A structural study using grazing angle mode XRD depicts polycrystalline ...  Read More

Thermionic Emission Induced Current-Voltage behaviour of GdMnO3/Al:ZnO/STO and GdMnO3/ZnO/STO Thin Film Heterostructures

Laser Deposited Nanostructured Thin Film Catalyst of Cobalt Oxide for Hydrogen Generation

H. Jadhav; S. Sinha

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 1-6


  Thin film with immobilized particulates of Cobalt oxide (Co3O4) has been synthesized by Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) technique followed by thermal treatment in air. Surface morphology of the Co3O4 films was examined using Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy (FESEM). Crystalline structure of ...  Read More

Stoichiometric dependent optical limiting in PLD SiOx thin films

Partha P. Dey; Alika Khare

Volume 8, Issue 4 , April 2017, , Pages 331-335


  In this letter, optical limiting property of the insufficiently oxidized silicon oxide (SiOx) thin films is reported. Films were deposited by Pulsed Laser Deposition technique using Q-switched Nd: YAG laser (532 nm) onto fused silica substrate at a substrate temperature of 400 °C by varying the O2 ...  Read More

Microstructural and tribological studies of Al2O3/ZrO2 nano multilayer thin films prepared by pulsed laser deposition

Balakrishnan G; Elangovan T; Shin-Sung Yoo; Dae-Eun- Kim; Kuppusami P; Venkatesh Babu R; Sastikumar D; Jung il Song

Volume 8, Issue 4 , April 2017, , Pages 410-417


  Nanostructured single layer aluminium oxide (Al2O3), single layer zirconium oxide (ZrO2) and the (Al2O3/ZrO2) nano multilayer films were deposited on Si (100) substrates at an optimized oxygen pressure of 3×10 -2 mbar at room temperature by pulsed laser deposition. The Al2O3 layer was kept constant ...  Read More

Tunable Structural, Optical And Electrical Properties Of Annealed ZnO-SnO2 Composite Thin Films deposited By Pulsed Laser Deposition

Sudip. K. Sinha

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, , Pages 319-324


  We report the thermal annealing effect of ZnO-SnO2 composite thin films deposited by pulsed laser deposition on its structural, electrical, and optical properties. The results present a consistent portrayal of the evolution of ZnO-SnO2 composite oxide films phase formation in post-annealed condition ...  Read More

Swift Heavy Ion Induced Functionality In Nanocrystalline CdS Thin Films: Role Of Growth Temperature

Pragati Kumar; Nupur Saxena; Avinash Agarwal; Vinay Gupta

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, , Pages 820-827


  Influence of growth temperature on swift heavy ion (SHI) induced structural and optical functionality in CdS thin films is explored for photonic applications. Intense green emission is observed in nanocrystalline CdS thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition (PLD) at two different substrate temperatures ...  Read More

 Growth And Properties Of Pulsed Laser Deposited Al-doped ZnO Thin Film

Gurpreet Kaur; Anirban Mitra; K.L. Yadav

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 73-79


  Al-doping of 1.5% by weight, in ZnO (Al:ZnO), thin films are deposited on glass substrates at temperature 400 °C and varying oxygen gas pressure (PO2) from 1.33 Pa to 5.32 Pa via Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) technique. The single crystalline nature of the thin films is confirmed from the X-ray diffraction ...  Read More

SHI Irradiation Induced Amorphization Of Nanocrystalline Tin Oxide Thin Film At Low Temperature

R.S. Chauhan; Vijay Kumar; Anshul Jain; Deepti Pratap; D.C. Agarwal; R.J. Chaudhary; Ambuj Tripathi

Volume 5, Issue 11 , November 2014, , Pages 666-670


  Nanocrystalline tin oxide (SnO2) thin films were fabricated using pulsed laser deposition (PLD) technique. The as-deposited films were irradiated at liquid nitrogen (LN2) temperature using 100 MeV Ag ions at different fluences ranging from 3×10 13 to 3×1014 ions/cm 2 and at 75o with respect ...  Read More

Sensor Grade Nanostructured Thin Films Of Multicomponent Semiconducting Oxide Materials By Pulsed Laser Deposition

K. I. Gnanasekar; V. Jayaraman;T. Gnanasekaran; E. Prabhu

Volume 4, Issue 6 , June 2013, , Pages 464-475


  High quality sensor grade nanostructured thin films of multicomponent semiconducting oxide sensors with superior sensitivity for monitoring trace levels of pollutant gases like NOx, NH3, H2 etc., in the ambient have been deposited by pulsed laser deposition technique. In-situ growth carried out at relatively ...  Read More

Structural properties of Fe doped TiO2 films on LaAlO3 and Si substrates

Komal Bapna; R.J. Choudhary; D.M. Phase

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2011, , Pages 281-284


  We have prepared 4 at.% Fe doped TiO2 thin films on LAO (001) and Si (111) substrates by pulsed laser deposition. X-ray diffraction (XRD) studies suggest different structural properties of the films on the different substrates. Raman measurements corroborate the XRD findings. The thicknesses of the films ...  Read More