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Deposition of ZnO Films by Combustion Flame Pyrolysis of Solution Precursors

Kavitha, Ranganathan and Jayaram, Vikram (2010) Deposition of ZnO Films by Combustion Flame Pyrolysis of Solution Precursors. In: International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 7 (4). pp. 482-492.

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The structural features,including preferred orientation and surface morphology of zinc oxide (ZnO) films deposited by combustion flame pyrolysis were investigated as a function of process parameters, which include precursor solution concentration, substrate-nozzle (S-N) distance, gas flow rate, and duration of deposition. In this technique, the precursor droplets react within the flame and form a coating on an amorphous silica substrate held in or near the flame. Depending on the process parameters, the state of decomposition at which the precursor arrives on the substrate varies substantially and this in turn dictates the orientation and microstructure of the films.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to John Wiley and Sons.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Materials Engineering (formerly Metallurgy)
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2010 04:52
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:11
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/30392

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