Chapter 1. General Properties of ZnO

  1. Prof. Dr. Hadis Morkoç and
  2. Ümit Özgür

Published Online: 25 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527623945.ch1

Zinc Oxide: Fundamentals, Materials and Device Technology

Zinc Oxide: Fundamentals, Materials and Device Technology

How to Cite

Morkoç, H. and Özgür, Ü. (2009) General Properties of ZnO, in Zinc Oxide: Fundamentals, Materials and Device Technology, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527623945.ch1

Author Information

  1. Virginia Commonwealth University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Richmond, VA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408139

Online ISBN: 9783527623945

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Keywords:

  • zinc oxide;
  • lattice parameter;
  • crystal structure;
  • wurtzite;
  • zinc-blende;
  • rocksalt;
  • piPoisson ratio;
  • bandgap;
  • piezoelectricity;
  • strain;
  • phonons;
  • thermal expansion;
  • thermal conductivity;
  • specific heat;
  • pyroelectricity;
  • electron mobility

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Crystal Structure

  • Lattice Parameters

  • Electronic Band Structure

  • Mechanical Properties

  • Vibrational Properties

  • Thermal Properties

  • Electrical Properties of Undoped ZnO

  • References