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4 March 2015 High temperature coefficient of resistance molybdenum oxide and nickel oxide thin films for microbolometer applications
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Molybdenum oxide (MoOx) and nickel oxide (NiOx) thin films were deposited by reactive biased target ion beam deposition. MoOx thin film resistivity varied from 3 to 2000  Ω·cm with a temperature coefficient of resistance (TCR) from −1.7% to −3.2%/K, and NiOx thin film resistivity varied from 1 to 300  Ω·cm with a TCR from −2.2% to −3.3%/K, both easily controlled by varying the oxygen partial pressure. Biased target ion beam deposited high TCR MoOx and NiOx thin films are polycrystalline semiconductors and have good stability in air. Compared with commonly used vanadium oxide thin films, MoOx or NiOx thin films offer improved process control for resistive temperature sensors.
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Yao O. Jin, David Saint-John, Nikolas Podraza, Thomas N. Jackson, and Mark W. Horn "High temperature coefficient of resistance molybdenum oxide and nickel oxide thin films for microbolometer applications," Optical Engineering 54(3), 037101 (4 March 2015). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.54.3.037101
Published: 4 March 2015
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