ZnO based oxide system with continuous bandgap modulation from 3.7 to 4.9 eV

Yang, C.; Li, X. M.; Gu, Y. F.; Yu, W. D.; Gao, X. D.; Zhang, Y. W.
September 2008
Applied Physics Letters;9/15/2008, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p112114
Academic Journal
ZnO based oxide system Zn1-x-yBexMgyO has been prepared by pulsed laser deposition. By incorporating different amounts of beryllium and magnesium into ZnO, the bandgap of ZnBeMgO has been modulated from 3.7 to 4.9 eV continuously. The crystal quality of ZnBeMgO film has been improved significantly comparing with that of either ZnMgO or BeZnO. These ZnBeMgO films are promising for fabricating high-efficiency optoelectronic devices such as solar-blind UV detectors.


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