4. ZnO Surface Properties and Schottky Contacts

  1. Cole W. Litton2,
  2. Donald C. Reynolds2,3 and
  3. Thomas C. Collins4
  1. Leonard J. Brillson

Published Online: 28 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119991038.ch4

Zinc Oxide Materials for Electronic and Optoelectronic Device Applications

Zinc Oxide Materials for Electronic and Optoelectronic Device Applications

How to Cite

Brillson, L. J. (2011) ZnO Surface Properties and Schottky Contacts, 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.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

    Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA

  3. 4

    Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA

Author Information

  1. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 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 Capper5,
  2. Safa Kasap6 and
  3. Arthur Willoughby7

Series Editor Information

  1. 5

    SELEX Galileo Infrared Ltd, Southampton, UK

  2. 6

    University of Saskatchewan, Canada

  3. 7

    University of Southampton, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470519714

Online ISBN: 9781119991038

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Keywords:

  • ZnO Surface Properties and Schottky Contacts;
  • Historical Background of Schottky Contacts on ZnO;
  • Recent Schottky Barrier Studies;
  • The Influence of Defects on Schottky Barriers;
  • The Influence of ZnO Polarity on Schottky Barriers;
  • light-emitting diodes (LEDs);
  • ultrahigh vacuum (UHV)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Background of Schottky Contacts on ZnO

  • Recent Schottky Barrier Studies

  • The Influence of Surface Preparation on Schottky Barriers

  • The Influence of Defects on Schottky Barriers

  • The Influence of ZnO Polarity on Schottky Barriers

  • The Influence of Chemistry

  • Charge Transport and Extended Metal–ZnO Schottky Barriers

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References