The Effect of Thickness on the Physical Properties of Fe2O3 Thin Films Prepared by DC Magnetron Sputtering

Baha'a A. Al-Hilli


The objective of this study is to assess the influence of nano-particle Fe2O3 thin film thickness on some physical properties which were prepared by magnetron DC- sputtering on glass substrate at room temperature. The structure was tested with X-Ray diffraction and it was to be amorphous and to become single crystal with recognized peak in (003) after annealing at temperature 500oC. The physical properties as a function of deposition parameters and then film thickness were studied. The optical properties such as absorbance, energy gap and some optical constants are measured and found that of about (3eV) energy gap.


Fe2O3, thin film, DC- sputtering. XRD

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