Table of Contents
Conference Papers in Energy
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 104047, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/104047
Conference Paper

Structural, Optical, and Electrochromic Properties of Pure and Mo-Doped WO3 Films by RF Magnetron Sputtering

Department of Physics, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati 517 502, India

Received 2 January 2013; Accepted 3 April 2013

Academic Editors: P. Agarwal, B. Bhattacharya, U. P. Singh, and B. Sopori

This Conference Paper is based on a presentation given by Vempuluri Madhavi at “International Conference on Solar Energy Photovoltaics” held from 19 December 2012 to 21 December 2012 in Bhubaneswar, India.

Copyright © 2013 Vempuluri Madhavi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. W. L. Kwong, N. Sarvides, and C. C. Sorrell, “Electrodeposited nanostructured WO3 thin films for photoelectrochemical application,” Electrochimica Acta, vol. 75, pp. 371–380, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  2. S. Balaji, Y. Djaoued, A. S. Albert, R. Brüning, N. Beaudoin, and J. Robichaud, “Porous orthorhombic tungsten oxide thin films: synthesis, characterization, and application in electrochromic and photochromic devices,” Journal of Materials Chemistry, vol. 21, no. 11, pp. 3940–3948, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. G. A. Niklasson and C. G. Granqvist, “Electrochromics for smart windows: thin films of tungsten oxide and nickel oxide, and devices based on these,” Journal of Materials Chemistry, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 127–156, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. J. Zhang, X. L. Wang, X. H. Xia, C. D. Gu, and J. P. Tu, “Electrochromic behavior of WO3 nanotree films prepared by hydrothermal oxidation,” Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 95, no. 8, pp. 2107–2112, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. B. Baloukas, J. M. Lamarre, and L. Martinu, “Electrochromic interference filters fabricated from dense and porous tungsten oxide films,” Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 95, no. 3, pp. 807–815, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. K. Muthu Karuppasamy and A. Subrahmanyam, “Results on the electrochromic and photocatalytic properties of vanadium doped tungsten oxide thin films prepared by reactive dc magnetron sputtering technique,” Journal of Physics D, vol. 41, no. 3, Article ID 035302, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. S. R. Bathe and P. S. Patil, “Influence of Nb doping on the electrochromic properties of WO3 films,” Journal of Physics D, vol. 40, no. 23, pp. 7423–7427, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  8. X. Sun, Z. Liu, and H. Cao, “Electrochromic properties of N-doped tungsten oxide thin films prepared by reactive DC-pulsed sputtering,” Thin Solid Films, vol. 519, no. 10, pp. 3032–3036, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. A. Karuppasamy and A. Subrahmanyam, “Studies on electrochromic smart windows based on titanium doped WO3 thin films,” Thin Solid Films, vol. 516, no. 2-4, pp. 175–178, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. K. A. Gesheva, T. Ivanova, M. Kozlov, and S. Boyadzhiev, “Atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition of electrochromic Mo-W thin oxide films: structural, optoelectronic and vibration properties,” Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 312, no. 8, pp. 1188–1192, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. I. Valyukh, S. V. Green, C. G. Granqvist, G. A. Niklasson, S. Valyukh, and H. Arwin, “Optical properties of thin films of mixed Ni-W oxide made by reactive DC magnetron sputtering,” Thin Solid Films, vol. 519, no. 9, pp. 2914–2918, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. J. M. O. R. De León, D. R. Acosta, U. Pal, and L. Castañeda, “Improving electrochromic behavior of spray pyrolised WO3 thin solid films by Mo doping,” Electrochimica Acta, vol. 56, no. 5, pp. 2599–2605, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. C. E. Patil, P. R. Jadhav, N. L. Tarwal, H. P. Deshmukh, M. M. Karanjkar, and P. S. Patil, “Electrochromic performance of mixed V2O5-MoO3 thin films synthesized by pulsed spray pyrolysis technique,” Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol. 126, no. 3, pp. 711–716, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. N. Ozer and C. M. Lampert, “Electrochromic performance of sol-gel deposited WO3-V2O5 films,” Thin Solid Films, vol. 349, no. 1, pp. 205–211, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. W. Wang, Y. Pang, and S. N. B. Hodgson, “Design and fabrication of bimodal meso-mesoporous WO3 thin films and their electrochromic properties,” Journal of Materials Chemistry, vol. 20, no. 39, pp. 8591–8599, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. S. Y. Lin, C. M. Wang, K. S. Kao, Y. C. Chen, and C. C. Liu, “Electrochromic properties of MoO3 thin films derived by a sol-gel process,” Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 51–58, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. M. Deepa, A. K. Srivastava, S. N. Sharma, Govind, and S. M. Shivaprasad, “Microstructural and electrochromic properties of tungsten oxide thin films produced by surfactant mediated electrodeposition,” Applied Surface Science, vol. 254, no. 8, pp. 2342–2352, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. K. Hari Krishna, O. M. Hussain, and C. M. Julien, “Electrochromic properties of nanocrystalline WO3 thin films grown on flexible substrates by plasma-assisted evaporation technique,” Applied Physics A, vol. 99, no. 4, pp. 921–929, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. K. Sauvet, L. Sauques, and A. Rougier, “IR electrochromic WO3 thin films: from optimization to devices,” Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 93, no. 12, pp. 2045–2049, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. K. W. Weng, S. Han, Y. C. Chen, and D. Y. Wang, “Charactrization of tungsten-titanium electrode for electrochromic application,” Applied Surface Science, vol. 255, pp. 3848–3853, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  21. P. R. Patil and P. S. Patil, “Preparation of mixed oxide MoO3-WO3 thin films by spray pyrolysis technique and their characterization,” Thin Solid Films, vol. 382, no. 1-2, pp. 13–22, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. C. G. Granqvist, Handbook of Inorganic Electrochromic Materials, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1995.