Oxide-based materials and structures are becoming increasingly important in a wide range of practical fields including microelectronics, photonics, spintronics, power harvesting, and energy storage in addition to having environmental applications. This book provides readers with a review of the latest research and an overview of cutting-edge patents received in the field.
It covers a wide range of materials, techniques, and approaches that will be of interest to both established and early-career scientists in nanoscience and nanotechnology, surface and material science, and bioscience and bioengineering in addition to graduate students in these areas.
Chapter 1. Oxide-based Materials and Structures: General Remarks
Chapter 2. Optical Characterization of Oxide-based Materials using Ellipsometry
Chapter 3. Electrical Characterization of Oxide-based Materials using Impedance Spectroscopy
Chapter 4. Analytical Techniques for Characterization of Oxide-based Materials
Chapter 5. Low Dimensional Structures of SnO2, TiO2 and In2O3 with Applications of Technological Interest
Chapter 6. Transition Metal Oxides for Magnetic and Energy Applications
Chapter 7. Phonon and Plasmon-phonon Interactions in ZnO Single Crystals and Thin Films
Chapter 8. Zinc Oxide Grown by Atomic Layer Deposition – AVersatile Material for Microelectronics
Chapter 9. Wide and Ultrawide Bandgap Oxides for Photovoltaics and Photonics