Emerging Optoelectronics: ZnO

ZnO Schottky Barriers, Native Point Defects, and Nanostructures

The interplay of defects and dopants at ZnO surfaces and interfaces opens a new avenue to control rectifying contacts, ohmic contacts, and doping


Defect Identification: Cathodoluminescence vs. Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy



ZnO Nanostructure Growth-Induced Defect Formation


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