Through their application in energy-efficient and environmentally friendly devices, zinc oxide (ZnO) and related classes of wide gap semiconductors, including GaN and SiC, are revolutionizing numerous areas, from lighting, energy conversion, photovoltaics, and communications to biotechnology, imaging, and medicine. With an emphasis on engineering a

part Part I|1 pages

ZnO Basic

chapter 2|10 pages

Pressurized Melt Growth of ZnO Single Crystals

ByJeff Nause

chapter 4|24 pages

p-Type ZnO: Current Status and Perspective

ByZhizhen Ye, Haiping He, Jianguo Lu, Liping Zhu

part Part II|1 pages

ZnO Epitaxy

chapter 5|33 pages

ZnO Nanostructures and Thin Films Grown in Aqueous Solution: Growth, Defects, and Doping

ByS.J. Chua, C.B. Tay, J. Tang

chapter 6|25 pages

Second Harmonic Generation and Related Studies on ZnO Films

ByMaria Cristina Larciprete, Mario Bertolotti

chapter 9|33 pages

Optical Properties of MgZnO/ZnO Heterostructures Grown on Sapphire Substrates by Plasma-Assisted Molecular Beam Epitaxy

ByY.M. Lu, P.J. Cao, W.J. Liu, D.L. Zhu, X.C. Ma, D.Z. Shen, X.W. Fan

part Part III|1 pages

ZnO Alloys

chapter 10|63 pages

The (Mg,Zn)O Alloy

ByHolger von Wenckstern, Rüdiger Schmidt-Grund, Carsten Bundesmann, Alexander Müller, Christof P. Dietrich, Marko Stölzel, Martin Lange, Marius Grundmann

chapter 12|22 pages

Structural and Optical Properties of Zn1−xCuxO Thin Films

ByRam S. Katiyar, Kousik Samanta