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, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 913–920 | Cite as

Optical, Electrical and Photoresponse Properties of Si-based Diodes with NiO-doped TiO2 Film Prepared by Sol-gel Method

  • A. Tataroğlu
  • Abdullah G. Al-Sehemi
  • M. Ilhan
  • Ahmed A. Al-Ghamdi
  • F. Yakuphanoglu
Original Paper

Abstract

The Ti1−xO2NixO films (x = 0.0, 0.05, 0.10 and 0.15) with various NiO contents were prepared by sol-gel technique. The prepared films were coated on n-Si substrate by spin coating technique. The optical and photoresponse properties of the fabricated Al/n-Si/Ti1−xO2NixO/Al diodes were investigated. The optical properties of the films were studied by transmittance and absorbance spectra. The photoconducting behavior of the diodes was investigated under various solar light intensities. The photocurrent of the diodes under illumination was higher than the dark current. This result confirms that the diodes exhibit both photoconducting and photodiode behavior. The photoresponsivity of the diodes are changed with NiO content.

Keywords

NiO doped TiO2 films Diode Optical and photoresponse properties Photoconducting 

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Acknowledgments

Authors would like to acknowledge the support of the King Khalid University for this research through a grant RCAMS/KKU/002-16 under the (Research Center for Advanced Materials Science) at King Khalid University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Tataroğlu
    • 1
  • Abdullah G. Al-Sehemi
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • M. Ilhan
    • 5
  • Ahmed A. Al-Ghamdi
    • 6
  • F. Yakuphanoglu
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Physics, Faculty of ScienceGazi UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Chemistry, Faculty of ScienceKing Khalid UniversityAbhaSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Research Center for Advanced Materials ScienceKing Khalid UniversityAbhaSaudi Arabia
  4. 4.Unit of Science and Technology, Faculty of ScienceKing Khalid UniversityAbhaSaudi Arabia
  5. 5.Department of Physics, Faculty of Arts and SciencesFirat UniversityElazigTurkey
  6. 6.Department of Physics, Faculty of SciencesKing Abdul Aziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia

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