Nanocarnation-like Nickel Oxide Thin Film: Structural and Optical Properties

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    Herein, the structural and optical properties of highly porous nanocarnation-like nickel oxide (NiO) thin film in possibility of sensing applications were reported. The highly porous nanocarnation-like NiO was grown on indium tin oxide (ITO) glass substrates by using sonicated sol-gel immersion process. The grown film was characterized in details to examine the structural and optical properties using field emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD), Raman spectroscopy, and ultraviolet–visible–near infrared (UV-vis-NIR) spectroscopy, respectively. The XRD pattern reveals that the grown nanocarnation-like NiO film has crystalline NiO with a cubic structure. The UV-vis-NIR spectrum demonstrates that the average transmittance value of the sample in the visible region is approximately 48 % transmission. The results showed that, in view of highly porous nanocarnation-like NiO structure exhibited a great influence on its possibility for sensing applications.



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    Nickel oxide (NiO); Thin Film; sol-gel; Structural Properties; Optical Properties

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Article ID: 21831
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i4.18.21831

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