Deposition of Transition Temperature Controlled Thermochromic NdxSm1-xNiO3 Films by Spin Coating

  •  Hidetoshi Miyazaki    
  •  Yusuke Maejima    
  •  Yuki Makinose    


The precursor samarium nickelate or samarium-neodimium nickelate films were fabricated by a spin coating method using Sm-Ni or Nd-Sm-Ni aqueous solutions, and SmNiO3 and Nd0.5Sm0.5NiO3 films were obtained by heat-treatment of the precursor films at 750 °C in oxygen atmosphere. The resulting SmNiO3 and Nd0.5Sm0.5NiO3 films showed an electrical transition with the transition temperatures of 124.0 and 32.5 °C, respectively. Both of the films showed optical thermochromic properties at the above mentioned transition temperatures.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-0585
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-0593
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: semiannual

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