Growth Mechanism of Zno Films Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis Technique

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Transparent Zinc Oxide (ZnO) thin films having different thickness are prepared by using spray pyrolysis technique. Structural and morphological behavior has been studied by using atomic force microscopy and x-ray diffraction. The scaling behavior obtained by using height-height correlation method shows that, films with different thickness are developed under non-equilibrium condition behaves as self-affine surfaces. With the increase in thickness, the grain size as well as activation energy have found to be decreased.

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B. Godbole, N. Badera, S. Shrivastava, D. Jain and V. Ganesan, "Growth Mechanism of Zno Films Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis Technique," Materials Sciences and Applications, Vol. 2 No. 6, 2011, pp. 643-648. doi: 10.4236/msa.2011.26088.

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