Chapter 5. ZnO-Based Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors

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

Published Online: 25 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527623945.ch5

Zinc Oxide: Fundamentals, Materials and Device Technology

Zinc Oxide: Fundamentals, Materials and Device Technology

How to Cite

Morkoç, H. and Özgür, Ü. (2009) ZnO-Based Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors, in Zinc Oxide: Fundamentals, Materials and Device Technology, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527623945.ch5

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



  • zinc oxide;
  • transition metal;
  • dilute magnetic semiconductor;
  • magnetization;
  • ferromagnetism;
  • antiferromagnetism;
  • curie temperature;
  • superexchange;
  • double exchange;
  • magnetooptical spectroscopy;
  • magnetic circular dichroism;
  • MCD


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Doping with Transition Metals

  • General Remarks About Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors

  • Classification of Magnetic Materials

  • A Brief Theory of Magnetization

  • Dilute Magnetic Semiconductor Theoretical Aspects

  • Measurements Techniques for Identification of Ferromagnetism

  • Magnetic Interactions in DMS

  • Theoretical Studies on ZnO-Based Magnetic Semiconductors

  • Experimental Results on ZnO-Based Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors

  • References