Is there any free software that can calculate optical constants from thin films reflect and/or transmetance spectra data? look how deal with the Fabry-Perot interferometer. source, while knot A is due to reconfinement of the jet. Read the book of O. S. Heavens: Optical properties of thin films. To simulate one .please advise me, just to compare it to experimental results. I need to search exact referance so up to that time you can see this one, Y.U. I'm under the impression that this is not as simple as an inverse relationship. As shown in figure, there are some  satellite peaks around (0002) AlN peak. If you send me your email I could send you the above mentioned book of O.S. The expected thickness is about ~30nm. the figure show the XRD theta-two theta measurement of ~30nm (0002) AlN thin film on (0001) sapphire. also the relation with absorbance (A), reflection (R), and transmission (T). If the thickness of your film is 30 nm it is not possible an interference pattern in R or T to be observed in UV-VIS-NIR spectral range. How can I calculate the thickness of thin film from UV-Visible transmittance spectra? A couple of good references that may be more easily accessible are the following. As you are interested in measuring band gap of your films, I would suggest you to measure thickness by optical/mechanical profilometer or by ellipsometer.Then use the calculated thickness for determining the band gap. In Advances in Electrochemistry and Electrochemical Engineering, Muller, R. H., Ed. I would like to know it is possible to find out thin film thickness from the reflectance pattern that have been taken from the UV-Vis spectrophotometer. The columnar films such as zigzag, cylinder and helix were prepared by dynamic oblique deposition (DOD) method. Move the been and look for the maximun of intensity. If you have amorphous silicon you can use the Swanepoel-Method to determine the film thickness from T-spectrum. I prepared thin film on glass substrate. using Beer–Lambert law we can calculate the thickness of film but before that we have to know or calculate ε (molar absorbtivity). non-uniform atmosphere. Is like that but with best accuracy. I know and I have parav program. - Chapter 1 has all the equations you need. Am. How to calculate film thickness of thin film from UV-visible absorption spectra? Download. Actually, SEM is not available in our department, that is why I'm trying to get film thickness from UV-Vis spectrophotometer interference data for this purpose. Point this new angle a2. Sir please give the details calculation of optical absorption, esr and ftir of glass system. Swanepoel route is very famous and efficient when Transmittance pattern contains more than 3 fringes. How can I calculate film thickness and refractive index from UV-vis reflectance and/or transmittance data only, without interference fringes? This paper describes a theoretical model of the knots in the M87 jet You can use Tauc plot technique (ahv Vs photon energy (hv) plot with your transmittance or absorbance data) to calculate band gap of your thin films. The bandgap is found by extrapolating a line from the flat part of the curve to the x-axis, and reading the x intercept. FTIR spectrum of 1.5 mil polystyrene film showing “fringing effect”. The authors argue that knots D, E and F can be For this kind of question, try to read our following article. This is a gross method. I want know how to calculate the thickness of a thin film without any major instrument? Ahn et al. What is the relation between absorption coefficient and thickness in thin films? If you have transmittance and reflectance spectra, you can find the absorbance, the Kubelka-Munk function will give you F(R)=(1-R)^2/2R, where R is the reflectance. based on the idea that it is a steady fluid jet propagation through a thank you very much "Ruth Diamant". also thnx to Richard Dluhy for his references. I have prepared thin films of TiO2 and other Metal complex with TiO2 on a glass substrate. please reply me on my email address; How can I calculate the thickness of thin film from UV-Visible transmittance spectra? I want indication to solve numerically the system of equations (Tmax, Tmin) in the case of film thickness non unifome. I'm working in ZnO and my substrate is Glass, Kindly send one copy of your book by O.S.Heavens. How to calculate thin film thickness from UV-VIS-NIR spectrometer interference data? i did swanepoel method calculations for the transmission curve having interference fringes. I want an explanation and clarification? Point that angle, a1. Dear Shamjid Palappr, check again your measurements. But I want my own program. Numerical methods like PUMA can help you much. I can not find it, if you have this article, please send it to this address. J C Manifacier et al 1976 J. Phys. I want to calculate film thickness from UV-visible absorption absorption spectra. I have read FFT numerical technique is there, I hope some relevant answer with references for this question. 76, No. Voila! AN INTERIM REPORT ON THE TEMPERATURE COEFFICIENT OF THE 40Mw(e) HTGR, Numerical calculation of the energy eigenvalues for a local potential. i need to measure the thickness of aluminium layer which is deposited on germanium substrate. I prepare thin film of ZnO by pld and measured its Absorbance Uv-Vis ,then i need to Calculate Absorption coefficient  from Uv.Vis. Please also send me the mentioned Research Paper and The Book by O.S Heavens... My email: The Heavens book is a good reference, but may be out of print. My films are semi transparent with a unknown thickness but between 50nm and 2minron deposited on glass slides or metaliques substrates. Example 2. How can I calculate the Absorption coefficient from Absorbance? Swanepoel and Manifacier methods are only approximations. It works down to the nanometre scale up to the micrometre scale. In your works (e.g. Wiley-Interscience: New York, 1973; Vol. How can I calculate the Absorption coefficient from Absorbance? All rights reserved. Can u send some journal material regarding the measurement of optical constant from linear transmission curve. The present days good technique for optically measuring film sicknesses is ellipsometry based on the polarization state change of reflected light at various incident wavelengths. Ref: N. J. Harrick, “Determination of refractive index and film thickness from interference fringes.,” Applied optics, vol. The previous method is valid for relatively thick films, showing several interference fringes or at least 2 maxima. Here is the link: Institut de Physique et Chimie des Matériaux de Strasbourg. Photocatalytic properties of obliquely deposited TiO2 thin films with various shaped columns were investigated. Iam , also interested in this paper. Regards. I recommand for you this paper : Nabeel A Bakr, A M Fund, V S Waman, M M Kamble, R R Hawaldar, D P Amalnerkar, S W gosavi and S R Jadkar, “Determination of the optical parameters of a-Si:H thin films deposited by hot wire–chemical vapour deposition technique using transmission spectrum only”, Pramana – J. On pages 74-80 one can find many special applications that follw from the matrix method. How can I calculate the band gap from UV-Vis absorption spectra of thin films consisting of TiO2 and other metal complexes? To be more specific, I would like to know how we can extract the thickness values from the fringe pattern. the problem is that for some thin films the experimental spectrum is reprodictible but for others it is not possible despite the presence of fringe. E: Sci. Data. What is the best method to measure the thickness of thin film? They have caluculated thickness everthing. My e-mail address is, St. Joseph's College of Tiruchchirappalli. For an accurate determination, you can use the PUMA software, download it at: Khawaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan.