The violet luminescence band in ZnO and ZnO-Ag thin films

Khomchenko, V.S. and Sopinskyy, M.V. and Mazin, M.A. and Dan’ko, V.A. and Lytvyn, O.S. and Piryatinskii, Y.P. (2019) The violet luminescence band in ZnO and ZnO-Ag thin films Journal of Luminescence, 213. pp. 519-524. ISSN 0022-2313

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The stationary and time-resolved photoluminescence (PL) spectra of ZnO films deposited on different substrates were studied. The intensive violet (V) emission centred at about 415–420 nm was observed at room temperature in photoluminescence (PL) spectra of the ZnO films. We found that the V-band is observed in all types of film, regardless of the type of substrate or the presence of a dopant. The ratio of intensities of violet and ultraviolet (UV) bands depends on temperature and duration of the heat treatment. It is also shown that the V band is not associated exclusively with the film surface states; instead, it is inherent in both the surface and the entire volume. The V band is of a complex shape and consists of 3 sub-bands with the maxima at 408, 414, and 421 nm. The relative contribution of each of the sub-bands is determined by the technological conditions of the film preparation. Analysis of obtained data allows us to conclude that the V-band is due to intrinsic defects of the ZnO film and can be attributed to the near band edge emission of ZnO.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Thin films; ZnO; Ag; Close space sublimation; XRD; AFM; Photoluminescence; Cathodoluminescence
Subjects: Статті у наукометричних базах > Scopus
Статті у наукометричних базах > Web of Science
Divisions: Це архівні підрозділи > Кафедра комп'ютерних наук і математики
Depositing User: Оксана Степанівна Литвин
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2019 11:20
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2019 07:20

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