With the aim of developing new electronic functionalities for flexible devices, a transfer process for the preparation of flexible conductive thin films was examined using epitaxially grown anatase Nb: TiO2. Using pulsed laser deposition (PLD), water-soluble Sr3Al2O6 (SAO) was deposited on a single-crystalline LaAlO3 (100) substrate (LAO) as a sacrificial layer, followed by the epitaxial growth of anatase Nb: TiO2 on the sacrificial layer. The Nb: TiO2/SAO/LAO multilayer sample bonded onto a flexible polymer sheet via an adhesive tape was soaked into distilled water to transfer the epitaxially grown Nb: TiO2 thin film from SAO/LAO to the polymer sheet. The transferred anatase Nb: TiO2 thin film retained the clear X-ray diffraction peaks. Moreover, the areal transfer ratio was almost 100%, without the generation of significant impurity phases during the transfer process. On the basis of these results, the examined process was found promising for the preparation of flexible anatase Nb: TiO2 thin films. The voltage drop–current characteristics were measured successfully at room temperature for the transferred anatase Nb: TiO2 thin film using the standard four-probe method with gold electrodes.
|ジャーナル||Electronics and Communications in Japan|
|出版ステータス||Published - 2021 12月|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- コンピュータ ネットワークおよび通信