Chemical properties of anion vacancies on zinc oxide

W. H. Cheng, Harold H Kung

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A ZnO(404̄1) surface, which is a stepped [4(101̄0) × (0001)] surface containing a high density of anion vacancies was prepared. When compared with the nonpolar (101̄0) surface, the (404̄1) surface adsorbed O2 and methanol more strongly, but CO2 more weakly. The decomposition products of methanol were different on these two surfaces.

Original languageEnglish
JournalSurface Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Surfaces and Interfaces

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