Smicroscopic origins of electron and hole stability in ZnO

C. Richard A. Catlow, Alexey A. Sokol, Aron Walsh

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We present a fundamental method to assess the doping limits of hetero-polar materials; applied to the case of ZnO, we show clearly that electrons are stable and holes are unstable under the limits of thermodynamic control.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3386-3388
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number12
StatePublished - 8 Mar 2011


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