The effect of thickness on the optical properties of Cu2S thin films

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Nadia Jasim Ghdeeb

Abstract

In this work, the optical properties of Cu2S with different thickness
(1400, 2400, 4400) Ǻ have been prepared by chemical spray pyrolys
is method onto clean glass substrate heated at 283 oC ±2. The effect
of thickness on the optical properties of Cu2S has been studied. It
was found that the optical properties of the electronic transitions on
fundamental absorption edge were direct allowed and the value of the
optical energy gap of Cu2S (Eg) for direct transition decreased from
(2.4-2.1) eV with increasing of the thickness from (1400 - 4400)Ǻ
respectively. Also it was found that the absorption coefficient is
increased with increasing of thicknesses. The optical constants such
as extinction coefficient, refractive index and the imaginary part of
the dielectric constant have similar termed of variation for the
absorption coefficient.

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Ghdeeb NJ. The effect of thickness on the optical properties of Cu2S thin films. IJP [Internet]. 2019 Feb. 10 [cited 2022 Aug. 12];13(26):121-7. Available from: https://ijp.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/physics/article/view/292
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