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Review of zincblende ZnO: Stability of metastable ZnO phases

Ashrafi, A.; Jagadish, C.


Common II-VI compound semiconducting materials are stable thermodynamically with zincblende phase, while the II-O materials such as zinc oxide (ZnO) and beryllium oxide (BeO) are stable with wurtzite phase, and cadmium oxide (CdO) and magnesium oxide (MgO) are stable in rocksalt phase. This phase disharmony in the same material family laid a challenge for the basic physics and in practical applications in optoelectronic devices, where ternary and quaternary compounds are employed....[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Applied Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.2787957


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