Study of spin coated organic thin film under spectrophotometer

PANIGRAHI, S., WAUGH, S., ROUT, S. K., HASSAN, A. K. and RAY, A. K. (2004). Study of spin coated organic thin film under spectrophotometer. Indian Journal of Physics and Proceedings of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, 78 (8), 823-826.

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Abstract

Thin films of organic compound Calix resorcinarene are deposited by spin coating method at different spinning speed and different concentrations. Films are studied under UV double beam spectrophotometer. Film thickness data are estimated from absorption spectra which peaks around 454 nm. Peak absorbances are found to be in consistent with spinning speed and solution concentration. The relation between film thickness h and spin speed omega obey power law relation of the form h proportional to omega(3/2). This is in agreement with the theoretical model of spin coating mechanism. Increasing solution concentration results in thicker film. This is presumably because of increased fluid viscosity.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Symposium on Condensed Matter Physics AUG 27-29, 2003 Kolkata, INDIA
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Thin Films Research Centre > Electronic Materials and Sensors Research Group
Identification Number: http://hdl.handle.net/2080/47
Depositing User: Helen Garner
Date Deposited: 21 May 2010 15:02
Last Modified: 21 May 2010 15:02
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/1997

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