Blue Photoluminescence of (ZnO)0.92(InN)0.08

Koichi Matsushima, Kazuya Iwasaki, Nanoka Miyahara, Daisuke Yamashita, Hyunwoong Seo, Kazunori Koga, Masaharu Shiratani, Naho Itagaki

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We have fabricated ZnInON (ZION), which is a pseudo-binary alloy of wurtzite ZnO and wurtzite InN and has a tunable band gap over the entire visible spectrum and a high optical absorption coefficient of 105 cm-1. ZION films grow two dimensionally at Ts = room temperature (RT) and 150°C, whereas they grow three dimensionally at Ts = 250 and 450°C. These films at RT and 150°C show a step-terrace structure with the step height of 0.27 nm, which corresponds to the height of a single-atomic-layer step and the half length of the c-lattice parameter of ZION. ZION film has the same a-lattice parameter of 0.325 nm as ZnO and a longer c-lattice parameter of 0.536 nm, indicating the coherent growth of ZION films on ZnO templates. ZION film grown at RT shows blue (2.89 and 3.08 eV) photoluminescence at RT.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)277-282
Number of pages6
JournalMRS Advances
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • General Materials Science


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