Electron spin resonance and Raman studies of Mn-doped ZnO ceramics

TL Phan, R Vincent, D Cherns, NX Nghia, MH Phan, SC Yu

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In the present work, the influence of annealing on structure, electron spin resonance (ESR), and Raman scattering (RS) spectra of x at.% Mn-doped ZnO (x=4 and 8) ceramic compounds has been systematically investigated. The samples were annealed at temperatures (Tan) between 400 and 1000C for 12 h. The obtained results revealed the strong dependence of x-ray diffraction, ESR, and RS spectra on the annealing temperature Tan) . Mn2+ ions did not substitute into Zn2+ sites in samples annealed in the range of 400-600C but started to substitute into Zn2+ sites for annealing temperatures Tan >600C. The results of this investigation provide further insights into the physical processes occurring in Mn-doped ZnO materials due to annealing.
Translated title of the contributionElectron spin resonance and Raman studies of Mn-doped ZnO ceramics
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 3
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Volume101 (9, 09H103)
Publication statusPublished - May 2007

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Publisher: American Institute of Physics
Other: Proc. of 10th Joint Magnetism & Magnetic Materials/Intermag Conf


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