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.
- Contains the latest research and developments in this exciting and emerging field
- Explores both the fundamentals and applications of the research
- Covers a wide range of materials, techniques, and approaches
Table of Contents
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
Rada Savkina is a senior staff researcher at the "Laboratory of Semiconductor Infrared Photoelectronics" at the V. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor Physics at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Dr. Savkina obtained her PhD degree in Solid State Physics in 2002. Her work is centered on multifunctional composite materials, in particular their fabrication with laser deposition, ion beam processing and ultrasonic approach, as well as the material’s characterization with optical and electrical methods.
Larysa Khomenkova is a senior staff researcher at the "Laboratory of Multifunctional Composite Materials" at V. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor Physics at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine as well as an Associate Professor of Faculty of Natural Sciences at the National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy". Dr. Khomenkova obtained her PhD degree in Solid State Physics in 1999. Her work is centered around multifunctional composite materials, in particular their fabrication with physical vapor deposition and solid state reaction methods, as well as the material’s characterization with optical, luminescent, electrical methods.