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Zinc Oxide Bulk, Thin Films and Nanostructures

Processing, Properties, and Applications

With an in-depth exploration of the following topics, this book covers the broad uses of zinc oxide within the fields of materials science and engineering:
- Recent advances in bulk , thin film and nanowire growth of ZnO (including MBE, MOCVD and PLD), - The characterization of the resulting material (including the related ternary systems ZgMgO and ZnCdO), - Improvements in device processing modules (including ion implantation for doping and isolation ,Ohmic and Schottky contacts , wet and dry etching), - The role of impurities and defects on materials properties - Applications of ZnO in UV light emitters/detectors, gas, biological and chemical-sensing, transparent electronics, spintronics and thin film

Materials scientists, physicists and electrical engineers. Reasearchers studying the applications of Zinc Oxide in thin films, nanotechnology, etc.


Published: July 2006

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-1-4832-9967-9


  • Foreword1. Basic Properties and Applications of ZnO (V.A. Coleman and C. Jagadish)2. Doping and Defects in ZnO (D.C. Look)3. Synthesis and Characterization of Nitrogen-Doped ZnO Films Grown by MOCVD (T.J. Coutts, Xiaonan Li, T. Barnes, B. Keyes, C.L. Perkins, S.E. Asher, Shengbai Zhang, Su-Huai Wei and S. Limpijumnong)4. Pulsed Laser Deposition of ZnO (V. Gupta and K. Sreenivas)5. Optical Properties of ZnO and Related Alloys (U. Ozgur and H. Morkoc)6. Minority Carrier Transport in ZnO and Related Materials (O. Lopatiuk, A. Osinsky and L. Chernyak)7. Contacts to ZnO (Jae-Hong Lim and Seong-Ju Park)8. Ion Implantation into ZnO (S.O. Kucheyev and C. Jagadish)9. Advances in Processing of ZnO (K. Ip, S.J. Pearton, D.P. Norton and F. Ren)10. Novel Nanostructures and Nanodevices of ZnO (Zhong Lin Wang)11. ZnO/ZnMgO heterojunction FETs (M. Yano, K. Koike, S. Sasa and M. Inoue)12.ZnO Thin Film Transistors (R. Hoffman)13. ZnO Piezoelectric Devices (Yicheng Lu, N. Emanetoglu and Ying Chen)14. Gas, Chemical and Biological Sensing with ZnO (Young-Woo Heo, F. Ren and D.P. Norton)15. ZnO-Based Light Emitters (A. Osinsky and S. Karpov)16. Ferromagnetism in ZnO Doped With Transition Metal Ions (D.P. Norton, S.J. Pearton, J.M. Zavada, W.M. Chen and I.A. Bouyanova)


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