Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 30, Issue 24, pp 6253–6256 | Cite as

Pulsed-laser deposition of selenium

  • M. Fernández-Guasti
  • E. Haro-Poniatowski
  • R. Diamant
  • L. Ponce
  • E. Jiménez


The preparation and characterization of amorphous selenium thin films grown by pulsed-laser deposition (PLD) is presented. Two laser excitation regimes at 1064 and 532 nm were studied. Interesting relations between the surface quality and the different experimental parameters were found. High-purity thin films were produced with surface quality similar to that obtained by a thermal process. A study of the emission spectra of the plasma generated during ablation is included.


Polymer Thin Film Selenium Emission Spectrum Material Processing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Fernández-Guasti
    • 1
  • E. Haro-Poniatowski
    • 1
  • R. Diamant
    • 1
  • L. Ponce
    • 2
  • E. Jiménez
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Física, Laboratorio de Optica CuánticaUniversidad Autónoma Metropolitana-IztapalapaMéxico 09340 D.F.Mexico
  2. 2.IMRE-Universidad de la HabanaVedado 10400, La HabanaCuba

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