ZnO Thin Films: Properties, Performance and Applications

Paolo Mele (Editor)
Shibaura Institute of Technology, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Series: Materials Science and Technologies
BISAC: TEC021000



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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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Zinc oxide (ZnO) is an n-type semiconductor with versatile applications such as optical devices in ultraviolet region, piezoelectric transducers, transparent electrode for solar cells and gas sensors. This book “ZnO Thin Films: Properties, Performance and Applications” gives a deep insight in the intriguing science of zinc oxide thin films. It is devoted to cover the most recent advances and reviews the state of the art of ZnO thin films applications involving energy harvesting, microelectronics, magnetic devices, photocatalysis, photovoltaics, optics, thermoelectricity, piezoelectricity, electrochemistry, temperature sensing.

It serves as a fundamental information source on the techniques and methodologies involved in zinc oxide thin films growth, characterization, post-deposition plasma treatments and device processing. This book will be invaluable to the experts to consolidate their knowledge and provide insight and inspiration to beginners wishing to learn about zinc oxide thin films.
(Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1. A Review of ZnO-Based Thin Films, Devices, and Applications
(Amirhossein Ghods, Yang Wang, Chuanle Zhou, Na Lu and Ian T. Ferguson, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Roola, MO, US, and others)

Chapter 2. ZnO Thin Films with Controlled Properties Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis
(Maria Covei, Dana Perniu, Cristina Bogatu and Anca Duta, R&D Centre Renewable Energy Systems and Recycling, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania)

Chapter 3. ZnO Nanocomposite Films Made by Multi-Beam Multi-Target Pulsed Laser Deposition
(Abdalla M. Darwish, Sergey S. Sarkisov, Paolo Mele and Darayas N. Patel, Physics and Engineering Department, Dillard University, New Orleans, LA, US, and others)

Chapter 4. ZnO Nanostructures for Energy Harvesting Applications
(Mariana P. Proenca, Filipe Oliveira, José Cardoso and João Ventura, Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and Departamento de Física e Astronomia, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal)

Chapter 5. Energy Harvesting and Parameters Sensing of Environment Based on ZnO Thin Film
(Lidong Du, Zhen Fang and Zhan Zhao, State Key Laboratory of Transducer Technology, Institute of Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, and others)

Chapter 6. Development of Novel RF Sputtering Plasma Source and Preparation of Al-Doped ZnO Thin Films for Transparent Conductive Oxide Applications
(Yasunori Ohtsu and Takashi Sumiyama, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Saga University, Japan)

Chapter 7. Electrodeposition of ZnO Nanostructured Films for Photovoltaics and Photoelectrochemical Sensing
(N. Ma. Rosas-Laverde and A. Pruna, Department of Materials and Mechanical Engineering, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain, and others)

Chapter 8. Temperature Sensing Using Zinc Oxide Thin Films
(Al-Ahsan Talukder and Qi Hua Fan, PhD, Graduate Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, US, and others)

Chapter 9. Plasma Treatment of Zinc Oxide Thin Films
(Al-Ahsan Talukder, Qi Hua Fan, PhD, PhD Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Michigan State University, US, and others)

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