Oriented PbTiO3 thin films were successfully grown on Pt/SiO2/Si by metalorganic chemical vapor deposition at low temperature range from 350°C to 500°C, using β-diketonate complex of Pb(tmhd)2 and titanium isopropoxide as source precursors. Effects of Pb/Ti ratio and substrate temperature on the orientation and formation of crystalline PbTiO3 phase were investigated. Structure of the as-grown films changed from amorphous to polycrystalline with the increase of Pb/Ti ratio from 0.8 to 5.0 at a fixed temperature of 400°C and with the raise of deposition temperature from 350°C to 400°C at fixed Pb/Ti ratios of 3.3 and 5.0. As the Pb/Ti ratio and deposition temperature increased, the leakage current density increased due to crystallization of the PbTiO3 films. As-deposited PbTiO3 films were analyzed by X-ray diffraction measurements, scanning electron microscopy, and micro-Raman. It is found that the control of excess Pb precursor through Pb/Ti ratio change is the key process parameter for the formation of crystalline PbTiO3 phase in the low temperature MOCVD process.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of Ceramic Processing Research|
|Publication status||Published - 2000|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Ceramics and Composites