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Handbook of Zinc Oxide and Related Materials

Volume One, Materials, 1st Edition

Edited by Zhe Chuan Feng

CRC Press

446 pages | 279 B/W Illus.

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Through their application in energy-efficient and environmentally friendly devices, zinc oxide (ZnO) and related classes of wide gap semiconductors, including GaN and SiC, are revolutionizing numerous areas, from lighting, energy conversion, photovoltaics, and communications to biotechnology, imaging, and medicine. With an emphasis on engineering and materials science, Handbook of Zinc Oxide and Related Materials provides a comprehensive, up-to-date review of various technological aspects of ZnO.

Volume One presents fundamental knowledge on ZnO-based materials and technologies. It covers the basic physics and chemistry of ZnO and related compound semiconductors and alloys. The first part of this volume discusses preparation methods, modeling, and doping strategies. It then describes epitaxial methods used to create thin films and functional materials. The book concludes with a review of alloys and related materials, exploring their preparation, bulk properties, and applications.

Covering key properties and important technologies of ZnO-based devices and nano-engineering, the handbook highlights the potential of this wide gap semiconductor. It also illustrates the remaining challenging issues in nanomaterial preparation and device fabrication for R&D in the twenty-first century.

Table of Contents

ZnO Basic

Brief Historical Review of Research and Basic/Interdisciplinary Characterization of ZnO, Zhe Chuan Feng

Pressurized Melt Growth of ZnO Single Crystals, Jeff Nause

New Design and Development of MOCVD, Process and Modeling for ZnO-Based Materials, G.S. Tompa and S. Sun

p-Type ZnO: Current Status and Perspective, Zhizhen Ye, Haiping He, Jianguo Lu, and Liping Zhu

ZnO Epitaxy

ZnO Nanostructures and Thin Films Grown in Aqueous Solution: Growth, Defects, and Doping, S.J. Chua, C.B. Tay, and J. Tang

Second Harmonic Generation and Related Studies on ZnO Films, Maria Cristina Larciprete and Mario Bertolotti

Optical Properties and Carrier Dynamics of ZnO and ZnO/ZnMgO Multiple Quantum Well Structures, Bong-Joon Kwon and Yong-Hoon Cho

p-Type ZnO-N Films: Preparation and Characterization by Synchrotron Radiation, C.W. Zou and W. Gao

Optical Properties of MgZnO/ZnO Heterostructures Grown on Sapphire Substrates by Plasma-Assisted Molecular Beam Epitaxy, Y.M. Lu, P.J. Cao, W.J. Liu, D.L. Zhu, X.C. Ma, D.Z. Shen, and X.W. Fan

ZnO Alloys

The (Mg,Zn)O Alloy, Holger von Wenckstern, Rüdiger Schmidt-Grund, Carsten Bundesmann, Alexander Müller, Christof P. Dietrich, Marko Stölzel, Martin Lange, and Marius Grundmann

Growth and Characterizations of Zn(Mg,Cd)O Alloys and Heterostructures Using Remote-Plasma-Enhanced MOCVD, Kenji Yamamoto and Jiro Temmyo

Structural and Optical Properties of Zn1−xCuxO Thin Films, Ram S. Katiyar and Kousik Samanta

Structural and Magnetic Properties of ZnO Alloy Films with Cu, Cr, and Fe by RF Magnetron Sputtering Technique, X.M. Wu, L.J. Zhuge, Z.F. Wu, and C.G. Jin


About the Editor

Zhe Chuan Feng is a professor in the Graduate Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronics and Department of Electrical Engineering at National Taiwan University. Dr. Feng has previously worked at Emory University, National University of Singapore, EMCORE Corporation, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering in Singapore, Axcel Photonics, and Georgia Tech. He has edited/coedited nine books and published roughly 500 scientific papers. His work focuses on materials research and MOCVD growth of LED, III-Nitrides, SiC, ZnO, and other semiconductors/oxides.

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SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Physics