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Interplay of native point defects with ZnO Schottky barriers and doping

June 29, 2012
Diagram of a Schottky barrier
A combination of depth-resolved electronic and structural techniques reveals that native point defects can play a major role in ZnO Schottky barrier formation and charged carrier doping. Previous work ignored these lattice defects at metal–ZnO interfaces due to relatively low point defect