Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys.
Volume 70, Number 3, June 2015
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Published online||09 June 2015|
Optical and electrical characteristics of pyrite films prepared by a new spray method using PVDF as a polymeric binder
Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Lavizan, P.O. Box 15875-1774, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Chemical Industries, Iranian Research Organization for Science & Technology (IROST), Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Polymer Engineering, Golestan University, Golestan, Gorgan, Iran
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Revised: 10 May 2015
Accepted: 12 May 2015
Published online: 9 June 2015
Pyrite thin films were deposited on glass substrates by a new and simple spray method using polyvinylidene fluoride as polymeric binder. Prepared pyrite films were characterized by field emission scanning electron microscopy, ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy and Hall auto-measuring instrument. Hall measurements showed p-type conduction of all the prepared thin films. The film prepared by using binder concentration of 2 wt.% showed the best results. Its band gap was estimated 1.55 eV. Also, electrical characteristics of the deposited film were obtained by I-V characteristic curve.
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