2. Optical Properties of ZnO

  1. Cole W. Litton1,
  2. Donald C. Reynolds1,2 and
  3. Thomas C. Collins3
  1. D. C. Reynolds1,2,
  2. C. W. Litton1 and
  3. T. C. Collins3

Published Online: 28 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119991038.ch2

Zinc Oxide Materials for Electronic and Optoelectronic Device Applications

Zinc Oxide Materials for Electronic and Optoelectronic Device Applications

How to Cite

Reynolds, D. C., Litton, C. W. and Collins, T. C. (2011) Optical Properties of ZnO, in Zinc Oxide Materials for Electronic and Optoelectronic Device Applications (eds C. W. Litton, D. C. Reynolds and T. C. Collins), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119991038.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH, USA

  2. 2

    Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA

  3. 3

    Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH, USA

  2. 2

    Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA

  3. 3

    Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 MAR 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Materials for Electronic and Optoelectronic Applications

Book Series Editors:

  1. Peter Capper4,
  2. Safa Kasap5 and
  3. Arthur Willoughby6

Series Editor Information

  1. 4

    SELEX Galileo Infrared Ltd, Southampton, UK

  2. 5

    University of Saskatchewan, Canada

  3. 6

    University of Southampton, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470519714

Online ISBN: 9781119991038

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Keywords:

  • Optical Properties of ZnO;
  • Free Excitons;
  • Photoluminescence from the Two Polar Faces of ZnO;
  • Bound-Exciton Complexes in ZnO;
  • Closely Spaced Donor–Acceptor Pairs in ZnO;
  • Photoluminescence (PL);
  • hydride vapor phase epitaxy (HVPE)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Free Excitons

  • Strain Splitting of the Γ5 and Γ6 Free Excitons in ZnO

  • Photoluminescence from the Two Polar Faces of ZnO

  • Bound-Exciton Complexes in ZnO

  • Similarities in the Photoluminescence Mechanisms of ZnO and GaN

  • The Combined Effects of Screening and Band Gap Renormalization on the Energy of Optical Transitions in ZnO and GaN

  • Closely Spaced Donor–Acceptor Pairs in ZnO

  • Summary

  • References