International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research (ISSN 2347-4289)

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International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research  
International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research

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ISSN 2347-4289

Effect Of Cobalt Doping On The Optical Properties Of Magnesium Cobalt Oxide Nanofilm Grown By Electrodeposition Method

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N.S. Umeokwonna, A.J. Ekpunobi, P.I Ekwo



Keywords: Optical properties; Doping; nanofilm; electrodeposition



ABSTRACT: Cobalt doped Magnesiun Oxide nanofilms were grown by electrodeposition method using heptahydrated Magnesium tetraoxosulphate (VI) salt as source of Magnesium ion, Citric acid as oxidizing agent. Hexahydrated Cobalt Chloride salt was used as source of Cobalt ion and Sodium hydroxide as pH adjuster. The percentage doping was varied from 3% to 23% in intervals of 5%. Results of the study show that the optical properties viz; absorbance, reflectance, refractive index, extinction coefficient, electrical conductivity, complex dielectric constant and optical conductivity are directly proportional to percentage doping with cobalt while transmittance is inversely proportional. The film exhibits low absorbance, reflectance, and high transmittance in all the regions of electromagnetic spectrum.



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