Mn behaviors in Mn-implanted ZnO

Wang, Y., Zou, J., Li, Y.J., Zhang, B. and Lu, W. (2009) Mn behaviors in Mn-implanted ZnO. Acta Materialia, 57 7: 2291-2299. doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2009.01.033

Author Wang, Y.
Zou, J.
Li, Y.J.
Zhang, B.
Lu, W.
Title Mn behaviors in Mn-implanted ZnO
Journal name Acta Materialia   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1359-6454
Publication date 2009-04
Year available 2009
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.actamat.2009.01.033
Volume 57
Issue 7
Start page 2291
End page 2299
Total pages 9
Place of publication Oxford, England, U. K.
Publisher Pergamon
Collection year 2010
Language eng
Subject 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
970110 Expanding Knowledge in Technology
091204 Elemental Semiconductors
091205 Functional Materials
100708 Nanomaterials
100712 Nanoscale Characterisation
Abstract The behavior of Mn when doped into ZnO by ion implantation was investigated by scanning transmission electron microscopy, electron energy loss spectroscopy and dispersive X-ray spectroscopy. Unlike the previously reported case of Co/Ni-implanted ZnO (where Co/Ni nanocrystals were observed.) Mn implantation has been found to induce an O deficiency in ZnO, which results in the formation of hexagonal Zn nanocrystals when the implantation dose is sufficient. Further annealing of the high-dose Mn-implanted ZnO promotes the formation of ZnMn2O4 compounds near the surface and a porous structure within the implanted region. The fundamental reasons behind these physical phenomena are discussed. (C) 2009 Acta Materialia Inc. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rigths reserved.
Keyword ZnO
Ion implantation
Mn implanted
Zn precipitate
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Erratum: Acta Materialia Vol 57/10 p3133

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