Growth of highly oriented CdS thin films by laser-evaporation deposition

Kwok, H. S.; Zheng, J. P.; Witanachchi, S.; Mattocks, P.; Shi, L.; Ying, Q. Y.; Wang, X. W.; Shaw, D. T.
March 1988
Applied Physics Letters;3/28/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 13, p1095
Academic Journal
CdS films have been grown by laser-evaporation deposition in a clean vacuum environment. The films are highly oriented with a c axis perpendicular to the surface, and are optically smooth and homogeneous. These high quality films should be useful in nonlinear integrated optics applications.


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