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 a
Part I ZnO-Based Nanostructures: Metalorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition and Characterization of ZnO-Based Nanostructures and Thin Films. Solution Grown n-Type ZnO Nanostructures: Synthesis, Microstructure and Doping. Heteroepitaxy of ZnO on SiC as a Route toward Nanoscale p-n Junction. ZnO-Based Nanostructures. Part II ZnO-Based Optoelectronic Devices: Light-Emitting Diodes Based on p-GaN/i-ZnO/n-ZnO Heterojunctions. Light-Emitting Diodes Based on n-ZnO/n-Si(GaAs) Isotype Heterojunction. ZnO Thin Films, Quantum Dots, and Light-Emitting Diodes Grown by Atomic Layer Deposition. Hybrid Light-Emitting Diodes Based on ZnO Nanowires. ZnBeMgO Alloys and UV Optoelectronic Applications. Ultraviolet ZnO Random Laser Diodes. Part III ZnO-Based Electronic Devices and Applications: Metal-Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistors and Integrated Circuits Based on ZnO and Related Oxides. The Growth of ZnO for Neutron Detection. Amorphous In-Ga-Zn-O Thin-Film Transistors: Fabrication and Properties. Index.