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Investigation of Structural and Spectroscopic Properties of Nanostructured CdS Films

P.K. Mochahari1

1 Department of Physics, D.K.D. College, Dergaon, Assam, India.

Correspondence should be addressed to: mochaharip@rediffmail.com.

Section:Research Paper, Product Type: Isroset-Journal
Vol.5 , Issue.6 , pp.1-4, Dec-2017

CrossRef-DOI:   https://doi.org/10.26438/ijsrpas/v5i6.14

Online published on Dec 31, 2017

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IEEE Style Citation: P.K. Mochahari, “Investigation of Structural and Spectroscopic Properties of Nanostructured CdS Films”, International Journal of Scientific Research in Physics and Applied Sciences, Vol.5, Issue.6, pp.1-4, 2017.

MLA Style Citation: P.K. Mochahari "Investigation of Structural and Spectroscopic Properties of Nanostructured CdS Films." International Journal of Scientific Research in Physics and Applied Sciences 5.6 (2017): 1-4.

APA Style Citation: P.K. Mochahari, (2017). Investigation of Structural and Spectroscopic Properties of Nanostructured CdS Films. International Journal of Scientific Research in Physics and Applied Sciences, 5(6), 1-4.

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Abstract :
Nanostructured cadmium sulphide (CdS) films have been prepared on glass substrates by chemical bath deposition (CBD) method at room temperature. Analysis of the samples by x-ray diffraction (XRD) exhibits the films have cubic phase structure of CdS. Different structural parameters such as crystallite size (using Scherrer’s relation) and dislocation density of the samples have been estimated. Optical absorption spectra of the sample falls in the visible region and various optical parameters such as optical band gap energy (using Tauc’s formula), refractive index as well as dielectric constant have been calculated. Chemical composition of the samples has been investigated using fourier transform infra red (FTIR) spectroscopy.

Key-Words / Index Term :
XRD, optical band gap, refractive index, FTIR

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