Formation and Properties of Metallic Organotin Films
Semiconductive and conductive films of metallic appearance are formed by glow discharge of appropriate organometallic compounds. Tetramethyltin is used as a starting compound for the film-forming experiments. The resulting films contain carbon, tin and hydrogen with a carbon-to-tin atomic ratio of 2.5 or less. These films are semiconductors with conductivities between 2 × 10-1 and 1 × 10-2 Ω-1 cm-1. Transmission electron microscopy shows the films to be amorphous. Films of a certain composition are transformed to β-Sn on exposure to an electron beam. Thermal treatment increases the conductivity gradually to values of about 1 × 102 Ω-1 cm-1. © 1981.
E. Kny et al., "Formation and Properties of Metallic Organotin Films," Thin Solid Films, Elsevier, Jan 1981.
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