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Optical and Electrical Properties of Highly Transparent In–Zn–O/Ag/In–Zn–O Multilayers Deposited At Room Temperature

  • Jiao Long Yu
  • Sang Yeol Lee
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Abstract

The optical and electrical properties of oxide–metal–oxide (OMO) multilayers composed of silver and either indium zinc oxide (IZO) or indium tin oxide (ITO), have been compared. Both the ITO and IZO-containing layers were deposited by sputtering at room temperature. Compared with the ITO layer, the IZO layer displayed a smoother, flatter surface. Due to the resulting smooth interface between IZO and Ag, the IZO OMO multilayers showed a high optical transmittance (ca. 90%) and high Hall mobility (12.49–21.37 cm2 v−1 s−1, depending on Ag thickness). This result suggests that IZO is a promising indium oxide-based material for OMO applications.

Keywords

Zn doped In2O3 Thermal annealing Electrical property 

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© The Korean Institute of Electrical and Electronic Material Engineers 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Semiconductor EngineeringCheongju UniversityCheongjuKorea
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringKorea UniversitySeoulKorea

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