TITLE

Aluminium doped Zn1-xMgxO-A transparent conducting oxide with tunable optical and electrical properties

AUTHOR(S)
Fleischer, K.; Arca, E.; Smith, C.; Shvets, I. V.
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;9/17/2012, Vol. 101 Issue 12, p121918
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A ternary mixed oxide Zn1-xMgxO has been doped with aluminium to create a range of transparent conducting oxides with tunable refractive index as well as work function. Conductive material was synthesised up to a magnesium concentration of x = 0.45, although the conductivity is reduced compared to standard ZnO:Al. The changes in band gap, work function, and conductivity have been attributed to a modified band structure and energetic position of the aluminium induced donor state.
ACCESSION #
80228175

 

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