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Optical Characterization of NiO Doped Fe2O3

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In this paper, the Fe2O3 thin film were prepared with various ratios doping of NiO by spray pyrolysis method on glass substrate temperature 400 °C. The initial solution was including a 0.1 M/L for both NiCl2 and FeCl3 diluted with redistilled water and a few drops of HCl. The effect of NiO-doping on optical properties were studied. UV-Visible spectrophotometer in the range of (300-900) nm used to determine absorbance spectra. The transmittance increased with increasing NiO content in NiO:Fe2O3 thin films, same behavior of extinction coefficient and skin depth. The energy gap increased from 2.45 eV before doping to 2.86 eV after 3% NiO-doping. While the reflectance, absorption coefficient, and refractive index are decreased with increasing NiO content in Fe2O3 thin films.

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International Letters of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy (Volume 45)
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50-58
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S. S. Chiad, "Optical Characterization of NiO Doped Fe2O3", International Letters of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, Vol. 45, pp. 50-58, 2015
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January 2015
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