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Semiconductors and Semimetals has distinguished itself through the careful selection of well-known authors, editors, and contributors. Originally widely known as the "Willardson and Beer" Series, it has succeeded in publishing numerous landmark volumes and chapters. The series publishes timely, highly relevant volumes intended for long-term impact and reflecting the truly interdisciplinary nature of the field. The volumes in Semiconductors and Semimetals have been and will continue to be of great interest to physicists, chemists, materials scientists, and device engineers in academia, scientific laboratories and modern industry.

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  • Written and edited by internationally renowned experts
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Readership

Physicists, solid state scientists, device engineers, semiconductor researchers, materials scientists and industrial practitioners

Table of Contents

SERIES EDITORS

Contributors

Preface

Chapter One. Theory and Modeling of Oxide Semiconductors

1 Introduction

2 Theoretical Approach

3 Zinc Oxide

4 Tin Dioxide

5 Titania

6 Indium Oxide

7 Summary and Outlook

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Two. Open Volume Defects: Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy

1 Introduction

2 Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy

3 Simple Vacancy Defects

4 Self-Healing Properties of ZnO: Vacancy Migration and Clustering

5 Summary

References

Chapter Three. Bulk Growth and Impurities

1 Introduction

2 Bulk Oxide Semiconductor Synthesis

3 Impurities in ZnO

4 Impurity Diffusion and Radiation Phenomena in ZnO

5 Summary

References

Chapter Four. Surfaces and Interfaces of Zinc Oxide

1 Introduction

2 ZnO Surfaces

3 ZnO Interfaces

4 Ohmic Contacts

5 Nanostructures

6 Heterojunctions

7 New Directions

8 Concluding Remarks

Acknowledgment

References

Further Reading

Chapter Five. Transparent Conductive Oxides for Transparent Electrode Applications

1 Introduction

2 Properties Required in Transparent Electrode Applications

3 TCO Film Materials and Deposition Techniques

4 Electrical Properties of TCO Films

5 Optical Properties of TCO Films

6 Conclusions

References

Chapter Six. The Physics of Copper Oxide (Cu2O)

1 Introduction

2 Properties of Cu2O

3 Defects in Cu2O

4 Electrical and Optical Data

5 Copper Oxide-Related Alloys

6 Conclusions

Acknowledgment

References

Chapter Seven. Transition Metal-Doped Magnetic Oxides

1 Introduction

2 Origin of Magnetic Ordering in DMOs

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Details

No. of pages:
360
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780123965455
Print ISBN:
9780123964892

About the serial-volume-editors

Chennupati Jagadish

Chennupati Jagadish is an Australian Laureate Fellow and Distinguished Professor at Research School of Physics and Engineering at the Australian National University, Canberra. He published more than 800 papers (530 journal papers) and edited many books, chaired many conferences and served many professional societies e.g. President of IEEE Nanotechnology Council; Vice-President, IEEE Photonics Society, Vice-President and Secretary Physical Sciences, Australian Academy of Science. He won many awards, e.g. Peter Baume Award, Boas Medal, IEEE Third Millennium Medal, Distinguished Lecturer Awards from IEEE Photonics Society, IEEE Electron Devices Society and IEEE Nanotechnology Council, Electronics and Photonics Division Award from Electrochemical Society, Distinguished Service Awards from IEEE Nanotechnology Council and IEEE Photonics Society. His research interests are in compound semiconductor optoelectronics and nanotechnology. He has trained more than 45 PhD students and about 50 post-doctoral and research fellows. He holds honorary appointments at UESTC, Chengdu, Tokyo University, Nanjing University and Anna University. He has collaborated and co-authored papers with scientists from 25 countries. He serves as an Editor of 3 book series and 7 journals and a member of editorial boards of 17 journals.