Chapter 3. Optical Properties

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

Published Online: 25 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527623945.ch3

Zinc Oxide: Fundamentals, Materials and Device Technology

Zinc Oxide: Fundamentals, Materials and Device Technology

How to Cite

Morkoç, H. and Özgür, Ü. (2009) Optical Properties, in Zinc Oxide: Fundamentals, Materials and Device Technology, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527623945.ch3

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;
  • free exciton;
  • exciton binding energy;
  • bound exciton;
  • donor binding energy;
  • polariton;
  • two-electron satellites;
  • donor-acceptor pair;
  • LO-phonon;
  • point defects;
  • native defect;
  • photoluminescence;
  • time-resolved photoluminescence;
  • green luminescence;
  • refractive index;
  • dielectric constant;
  • stimulated emission;
  • random lasing;
  • second harmonic generation;
  • third harmonic generation;
  • nonlinear optical susceptibility;
  • nonlinear refractive index

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Optical Processes in Semiconductors

  • Optical Transitions in ZnO

  • Defects in ZnO

  • Refractive Index of ZnO and MgZnO

  • Stimulated Emission in ZnO

  • Recombination Dynamics in ZnO

  • Nonlinear Optical Properties

  • References