In this work, Mn-alloyed tin oxide transparent thin films with different Mn concentrations up to 60 at% were prepared via the spray pyrolysis method, and their structural, magneto-optical, and magneto-transport properties were studied. The results show that all the deposited films are polycrystalline with the tetragonal rutile structure. The unit cell volume of Sn1−x Mn x O2 films was found to be minimum at the Mn concentration of x = 0.15 indicating to two different mechanisms for Mn addition in the crystal lattice of tin oxide. For the films with Mn concentrations less than 15%, substitutional doping is the working mechanism, while for more Mn concentrations, interstitial one is predominant. A critical Mn concentration about that observed for the structural properties of the films (i.e., x = 0.15) was revealed for their magnetoresistance and magneto-optical properties, as well. This suggests a correlation between the structural and magnetic behaviors of the deposited SnO2:Mn films.
Applied Physics A: Materials Science Processing – Springer Journals
Published: Feb 22, 2018
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