The Effect of Nano Surface Topography on Electrical Properties of Aluminium Films Deposited on Plastic Substrate by Different Technique

  • Mohammad Gh. Faraj University of Koya
  • Kamarulazizi Ibrahimb Universiti Sains Malaysia
Keywords: Aluminium, polyethylene terephthalate, sputtering, evaporation


Aluminium films have been prepared by two different techniques namely direct current (DC) sputtering and thermal evaporation on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) substrates. Effects of techniques types on the structural and electrical characteristics of the films were studied. The effect of nano surface topography on electrical properties of Aluminium films was studied. Sets of experiments were conducted to optimize the deposition of Aluminium films with appropriate deposition parameters. The deposited films were analyzed with atomic force microscopy and four-point probe technique to determine their structural and electrical characteristics. Film characteristics such as electrical resistivity and surface roughness have been determined. 

Author Biographies

Mohammad Gh. Faraj, University of Koya

Department of Physics, School of Science, Faculty of Science and Health, University of Koya, Koya, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Kamarulazizi Ibrahimb, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Nano-optoelectronics Research Laboratory, School of Physics, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang 11800, Malaysia.


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How to Cite
Faraj, M., & Ibrahimb, K. (2013). The Effect of Nano Surface Topography on Electrical Properties of Aluminium Films Deposited on Plastic Substrate by Different Technique. Science Journal of University of Zakho, 1(2). Retrieved from
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