Phase changeable silver selenide thin films fabricated by pulse electrodeposition

Boo Hyun An, Hye Min Ji, Jun Hua Wu, Moon Kyu Cho, Ki Yeon Yang, Heon Lee, Young Keun Kim

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We have used a simple and direct method to successfully prepare Ag2Se thin films by pulse electrodeposition from a single aqueous solution of Ag and Se ions. The composition analysis confirms the stoichiometry and the morphological characterization shows that the thin films are dense and smooth. The films have the orthorhombic structure of regular Ag2Se materials at room temperature, while the electrical measurements reveal an interesting electrical behavior, similar to that of the Ag2Se nanowire arrays. The Ag2Se thin films were successfully deposited into polymer templates to form well-defined Ag2Se nanostructure, which provides a possibility to apply the method to high density, non-volatile memories based on phase change materials.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1338-1340
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Applied Physics
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Nov


  • Electrodeposition
  • Phase changeable memory
  • Silver selenide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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