Optical and Electrochromic Properties of CeO2/WO3 Hybrid Thin Films Prepared by Hydrothermal and Sputtering

Optical and Electrochromic Properties of CeO2/WO3 Hybrid Thin Films Prepared by Hydrothermal and Sputtering

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Volume-70 Issue-5
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : Ashok Reddy G V, K Naveen Kumar, Habibuddin Shaik, R Imran Jafri, Ramachandra Naik, Doreswamy B H
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V70I5P201

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Ashok Reddy G V, K Naveen Kumar, Habibuddin Shaik, R Imran Jafri, Ramachandra Naik, Doreswamy B H, "Optical and Electrochromic Properties of CeO2/WO3 Hybrid Thin Films Prepared by Hydrothermal and Sputtering," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 70, no. 5, pp. 1-8, 2022. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V70I5P201

Innovative chromogenic nanostructures like hybrids but also composite materials can be increased electrochromic efficiency because of their prospective application values in low-power displays, smart windows, electronic papers, and car anti-reflect mirrors. We used a hydrothermal approach to make Cerium oxide Nanorods have various ratios in this report. DC magnetron sputtering procedures cover the generated cerium oxide nanorods of various diameters with a tungsten oxide layer in one step. the surface plasmon effect varies depending on the size of Ce Nanorods, and this phenomenon impacts electrochromic results. the electrochromic performances of CeO2/WO3 nanorods on FTO-coated glass slides are examined using a 0.5 M solution of H2SO4 as the electrolyte in the visible range. These structures produce considerable optical modulation (47 %, 45 %, and 41 % at 700 nm) and coloration efficiency (11.6, 7.57, and 10.84 cm2C-1 at 700 nm).

Smart window, Nanocomposite, Cerium oxide nanorods, Thin film, Electrochromic.

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