Phase relations, transparency and conductivity in Ga2O3-SnO2-ZnO

G. B. Palmer, K. R. Poeppelmeier

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Abstract

Subsolidus phase relationships in the Ga2O3-SnO2-ZnO system were determined at 1250°C using solid state synthesis and X-ray powder diffraction. The two spinels, Zn2SnO4 and ZnGa2O4, formed a complete solid solution. The optical band gap of the spinel varied with composition from 3.6 eV (Zn2SnO4) to 4.7 eV (ZnGa2O4). All samples were white and insulating except those containing Ga-doped ZnO. The phase relations and physical properties of Ga2O3-SnO2-ZnO were compared with those of In2O3-SnO2-ZnO.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)317-322
Number of pages6
JournalSolid State Sciences
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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