8-10 June 2016
Asia/Bangkok timezone

Growth of Highly Oriented CaCu3Ti4O12 Thin Films on LaAlO3 (100) and NdGaO3 (100) Single Crystals Substrates by a Sol-Gel Method

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Poster presentation Surface, Interface and Thin Films


Mr Suriyong Pongpaiboonkul (Ph.D student)


CaCu3Ti4O12 (CCTO) thin films have been deposited successfully on LaAlO3 (100), NdGaO3 (100) substrates using a sol-gel method and they exhibited highly-preferential orientations. These substrates were chosen in terms of small lattice mismatch between CCTO and the substrate. The X-ray diffraction patterns showed that the CCTO film layers grown on different studied substrates have different preferential orientations. In the case of our CCTO films on LaAlO3(100), the {h00} were the most prominent reflections while CCTO on NdGaO3(100) showed the {hh0} dominant reflections. The plane view and cross sectional FE-SEM images showed a smooth and crack-free surface throughout the film with large grains and dense packing. The interface between the CCTO film and the single crystal substrate was sharp. We found evidence that the occurrence of a phase transition in the LAO substrates is detrimental to the film quality. Thus, the optimum temperature for annealing CCTO films on LAO substrates is 800 ºC while for NGO substrates the annealing is at 1000 ºC. The correlation between the preferred orientations of the films and their dielectric properties were also reported.


[1] S.K. Hodak, C.T. Rogers, Microstructure and dielectric response of SrTiO3/NdGaO3 interdigitated capacitors, Microelectron. Eng. (2008), 85, 444-451.

[2] S. Pongpaiboonkul, D. Phokharatkul, J.H. Hodak, A. Wisitsoraat, S.K. Hodak, Enhancement of H2S-sensing performances with Fe-doping in CaCu3Ti4O12 thin films prepared by a sol–gel method, Sens. Actuators B (2016), 224, 118-127.

Primary authors

Prof. Satreerat Hodak (Suppervisor) Mr Suriyong Pongpaiboonkul (Ph.D student)


Dr Anurat Wisitsoraat (Co-suppervisor) Mr Ditsayut Phokharatkul (Co-worker) Prof. Jose Hodak (co-author)

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