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Antireflection Enhancement by Composite Nanoporous Zeolite 3A–Carbon Thin Film

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Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Devices and Systems of Ministry of Education and Guangdong Province, College of Physics and Optoelectronic Engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen 518060, China
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V. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 03680 Kyiv, Ukraine
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Department of Health Sciences, Magna Græcia University of Catanzaro, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
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Kiev Institute for Nuclear Research, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 03680 Kyiv, Ukraine
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Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, 02-668 Warsaw, Poland
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Intelligent Manufacturing Division, Wuyi University, Jiangmen 529020, China
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Nanomaterials 2019, 9(11), 1641; https://doi.org/10.3390/nano9111641
Received: 23 October 2019 / Revised: 13 November 2019 / Accepted: 15 November 2019 / Published: 19 November 2019
A straightforward and effective spin-coating technique at 120 °C was investigated for the deposition of a thin nanoporous layer with antireflection properties onto glass and indium tin oxide (ITO) coated glass. A mixture of zeolite 3A powder and high iodine value vegetable oil was deposited, creating a carbonic paste with embedded nanoporous grains. Experimental results evidenced excellent broadband antireflection over the visible-near-infrared wavelength range (450–850 nm), with a diffuse reflectance value of 1.67% and 1.79%. Structural and optical characteristics stabilized over time. The results are promising for the accessible and cost-effective fabrication of an antireflective surface for optoelectronic devices. View Full-Text
Keywords: zeolite 3A; carbon; antireflective coating zeolite 3A; carbon; antireflective coating
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Stetsenko, M.; Pullano, S.A.; Margitych, T.; Maksimenko, L.; Hassan, A.; Kryvyi, S.; Hu, R.; Huang, C.; Ziniuk, R.; Golovynskyi, S.; Babichuk, I.; Li, Β.; Qu, J.; Fiorillo, A.S. Antireflection Enhancement by Composite Nanoporous Zeolite 3A–Carbon Thin Film. Nanomaterials 2019, 9, 1641.

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