Undoped and indium-doped CdS films prepared by chemical vapour deposition


Undoped and In-doped films of CdS were deposited at different temperatures by the chemical vapour deposition technique on glass and In-coated (30 nm) glass, respectively. Both kinds of film present a columnar microstructure, low porosity and good adherence to the substrate. The doped films have higher electron mobility values compared with the undoped ones. Shifts in the transmission spectra (Moss-Burstein effect) were observed with increased doping. Small crystals grew over the doped films during the deposition stage, mainly at the higher substrate temperatures.

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Meyer, G., Saura, J. Undoped and indium-doped CdS films prepared by chemical vapour deposition. J Mater Sci 28, 5335–5339 (1993). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00570086

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  • Chemical Vapour Deposition
  • Substrate Temperature
  • Transmission Spectrum
  • Good Adherence
  • Electron Mobility