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2012 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 9-13, 2012 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Lara A. Estroff, Jun Liu, Kornelius Nielsch, Kazumi Wada

Symposium R : Bandgap Engineering and Interfaces of Metal Oxides for Energy

2012-04-10   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Shengbai Zhang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Gyula Eres, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Nagarajan Valanoor, University of New South Wales School of Materials Science and Engineering
John D. Baniecki, Fujitsu Laboratories
Wenguang Zhu, University of Tennessee
R2: Interface
Session Chairs
Annabella Selloni
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2018

2:30 AM - R2.1
Interface-controlled High Dielectric Constant Al2O3/TiO2 Nanolaminates with Low Loss and Low Leakage Current Density

Geunhee Lee 1 2 Bo-Kuai Lai 1 3 Charudatta Phatak 1 Ram S Katiyar 2 Philip R Swinehart 3 Orlando Auciello 1

1Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA2University of Puerto Rico San Juan USA Minor Outlying Islands3Lake Shore Cryotronics Westerville USA

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2:45 AM - R2.2
Interfacial Engineering and Characterization of Metal/Metal-Oxide Interfaces in Metal/Insulator/Metal Junctions

Prakash Periasamy 1 2 Josesph J Berry 2 David S Ginley 2 Philip A Parilla 2 Ryan P O'Hayre 1 Andreas Klein 3

1Colorado School of Mines/National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA2National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA3Technical University Darmstadt Darmstadt Germany

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3:00 AM - *R2.3
Band Alignment Engineering at Perovskite Oxide Interfaces

Robert Schafranek 1 2 John D Baniecki 1 Masatoshi Ishii 1 Kazunori Yamanaka 1 Kazuaki Kurihara 1

1Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. Atsugi Japan2Darmstadt University of Technology Darmstadt Germany

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3:30 AM - R2.4
Electronic Conduction and Interface Proximity Effects in Nonstoichiometric Perovskite Oxide Thin Films

John David Baniecki 1 Masatoshi Ishii 1 Robert Schafranek 1 2 Hiroyuki Aso 1 Arturas Valionis 3 Kazunori Yamanka 1 Kazuaki Kurihara 1 Hiroaki Yamada 4 Norifumi Fujimura 4

1Fujitsu Laboratories Atsugi Japan2Darmstadt University of Technology Darmstadt Germany3Stanford University Stanford USA4Osaka Prefecture University Osaka Japan

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3:45 AM - R2.5
Oxide Heterostructures for Enhanced Mixed Ionic/Electronic Conduction

Seong Keun Kim 1 Anand Bhattacharya 1 Seohyoung Chang 1 Chad M Folkman 1 Jeffrey A Eastman 1 Dillon D Fong 1

1Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA

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4:00 AM -
Break

4:30 AM - R2.6
Interface-controlled CuO-ZnO Inverse Opals for Enhanced Hydrogen Production

Li-Chyong Chen 1 Yan-Gu Lin 1 3 Yu-Kuei Hsu 2 Kuei-Hsien Chen 3 1

1National Taiwan University Taipei Taiwan2National Dong Hwa University Hualien Taiwan3Academia Sinica Taipei Taiwan

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4:45 AM - *R2.7
Surface Electrochemistry of Oxide Catalysts for Elevated-Temperature Energy Conversions

William C Chueh 1

1Sandia National Laboratories Livermore USA

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5:15 AM - R2.8
Interface Engineering on Oxide Heterojunction by Piezoelectric Field in ZnO-based Photoelectrochemical Anode

Jian Shi 1 Xudong Wang 1

1University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison USA

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5:30 AM - R2.9
Tailoring Proton Transport in Proton-conducting Oxide Electrolyte

Yoshihiro Yamazaki 1 2 Yuji Okuyama 1 Sossina Haile 1

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA2Japan Science and Technology Agency Tokyo Japan

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R3: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Gyula Eres
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 1, Exhibit Hall

6:00 AM - R3.1
Growth, Bandgap, Electronic Properties of GaN/ZnO Solid Solution Nanosheets with Indium-incorporation

Weiqiang Han 1 Matthew J Ward 2 Tsun-Kong Sham 2

1Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton USA2the University of Western Ontario London Canada

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6:00 AM - R3.10
Metal Nanoparticles and Metal Oxide Nanowires Co-catalyzed Si Photocathode

Ke Sun 1 Paring;l Anderson 2 Weining Bao 3 Deli Wang 1

1University of California, San Diego La Jolla USA2Norwegian University of Science and Technology Trondheim Norway3Fudan University Shanghai China

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6:00 AM - R3.11
Cu2O/SrTiO3 Heterojunctions for Solar Cell Applications

Balasubramaniam Kavaipatti 1 Esther Alarcon Llado 1 2 Jan Seidel 3 Ramamoorthy Ramesh 1 3 4 Joel W Ager 1

1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA2Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausane Lausanne Switzerland3University of California Berkeley USA4University of California Berkeley USA

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6:00 AM - R3.2
Band Gap Engineering of ZnO and Related Semiconductor Nanowires through Uniaxial Strain: DFT and GW Calculations

Satyesh Kumar Yadav 1 Rampi Ramprasad 1

1University of Connecticut Storrs USA

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6:00 AM - R3.3
Nd:SrTiO3 Thin Films as Photon Down Shifting Layers for Photovoltaics

Thomas Fix 1 Mark G Blamire 1 Abdelilah Slaoui 2 Judith L Driscoll 1

1University of Cambridge Cambridge United Kingdom2InESS Strasbourg France

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6:00 AM - R3.4
Engineering the Band Gap of Tungsten Oxide

Yuan Ping 1 Yan Li 2 Francois Gygi 3 Giulia Galli 4

1University of California, Davis Davis USA2Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton USA3University of California, Davis Davis USA4University of California, Davis Davis USA

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6:00 AM - R3.5
Lead Free BZT(1-x)-BCTx System with High Energy Density for Geen Energy Applications

Venkata S Puli 1 Dhiren K Pradhan 1 Ashok Kumar 1 Douglas B Chrisey 2 Minoru Tomozawa 2 Ram S Katiyar 1

1University of Puerto Rico San Juan Puerto Rico2Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA

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6:00 AM - R3.6
Role of Oxygen p Orbitals in Electronic Structures and Transport Properties of Transparent Conducting Oxides

Youngho Kang 1 Sang Ho Jeon 1 Young-Woo Son 2 Young-Su Lee 3 Sangyoon Lee 4 Myungkwan Ryu 4 Seungwu Han 1

1Seoul National University Seoul Republic of Korea2Korea Institute for Advanced Study Seoul Republic of Korea3Future Convergence Research Division, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Seoul Republic of Korea4Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd Seoul Republic of Korea

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6:00 AM - R3.7
Defect Structure of a BaZrO3 Grain Boundary by First Principles Calulations and Space-charge Theory

Jonathan Marc Polfus 1 Kazuaki Toyoura 3 Fumiyasu Oba 2 Reidar Haugsrud 1

1University of Oslo Oslo Norway2Kyoto University Kyoto Japan3Nagoya University Nagoya Japan

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6:00 AM - R3.8
Electronic Structure of W/N(S) Co-doped Anatase TiO2 toward Enhanced Photoabsorption from Hybrid DFT Calculations

Veysel Celik 1 Ersen Mete 1

1Balikesir University Balikesir Turkey

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6:00 AM - R3.9
Solar-Powered Water Decomposition on Black Si Photoelectrode: Surface Protection and Functionalization

Ke Sun 1 Sonia Noh 2 Namseok Park 1 Yi Jing 1 Sungho Jin 2 Deli Wang 1 2

1University of California, San Diego La Jolla USA2University of California, San Diego La Jolla USA

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R1: Photovoltaics
Session Chairs
Gyula Eres
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2018

9:00 AM - R1.1
Transparent Electrode with Tuned Work Function for Enhanced Charge Collection in Photovoltaic Devices

Olivier Tosoni 1 Cedric Ducros 1 Alexandre Pereira 1 Anthony De Marcos 1 Jeremy Tillier 1

1CEA - LITEN Grenoble France

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9:15 AM - R1.2
Cr2O3:(Mg, N): A New p-type TCO

Elisabetta Arca 1 Karsten Fleischer 1 Igor V Shvets 1

1Trinity College Dublin Dublin 2 Ireland

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9:30 AM - R1.3
Transparent p-type Conducting CuxZn1-xS Thin Films

Anthony Diamond 1 Luca Corbellini 1 Balasubramaniam Kavaipatti 2 Tyler Matthews 1 Shiyou Chen 2 Shuzhi Wang 2 Lin-wang Wang 2 Ramamoorthy Ramesh 1 2 3 Joel Ager 2

1UC Berkeley Berkeley USA2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA3UC Berkeley Berkeley USA

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9:45 AM - R1.4
Using Design Principles to Plan the Synthesis of p-type Transparent Conducting Oxides

Koushik Biswas 4 1 Giancarlo Trimarchi 3 Haowei Peng 3 Arthur J Freeman 3 Veerle Cloet 2 Adam Raw 2 Kenneth R Poeppelmeier 2 Jino Im 3 Stephan Lany 4 Alex Zunger 5

1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA2Northwestern University Evanston USA3Northwestern University Evanston USA4National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA5University of Colorado Boulder USA

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10:00 AM - R1.5
High Electron Mobility, Infrared Transparent Conducting Oxides

Kin Man Yu 1 Derrick T Speaks 1 2 Marie A Mayer 1 2 Ruying M Zhao 1 2 Samuel S Mao 3 Eugene E Haller 1 2 Wladek M Walukiewicz 1

1Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Berkeley USA2University of California Berkeley USA3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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10:15 AM - *R1.6
Bulk and Surface Polarons in Photo-excited Anatase TiO2

Annabella Selloni 1

1Princeton University Princeton USA

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10:45 AM - R1.7
Particle Networks from Powder Mixtures: Generation of Functional Interfaces and Resulting Photoelectronic Ensemble Properties

Nicolas Siedl 1 Stefan Baumann 1 Michael Elser 1 Oliver Diwald 1

1University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Erlangen Germany

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - R1.8
Conductivity and Electronic Structure in Iron and Tungsten Perovskites Films for Ceramic Fuel Cell and Solar Cell Eletrodes

Artur Braun 1 Samuel S Mao 3 4 Zhi Liu 2 Yun Sun 5

1Empa Duuml;bendorf Switzerland2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA4University of California Berkeley Berkeley USA5SLAC Menlo Park USA

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11:45 AM - R1.9
Correlating ZnO Layer Properties with the Performance of Solution-processed ZnO/Cu2O Photovoltaics

Talia Gershon 1 Andrew Marin 1 Ajaya Sigdel 2 Maikel van Hest 3 David Ginley 3 Judith MacManus-Driscoll 1 Joseph Berry 3

1University of Cambridge Cambridge United Kingdom2University of Denver Denver USA3National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA

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12:00 PM - *R1.10
Titania Nano-arrays for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells and Radial Heterojunction Solar Cells

Chaehyun Kim 1 Hongwang Zhang 1 Samanthe Perera 1 Hao Zeng 1

1University at Buffalo, the State University of New York New York USA

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12:30 PM - R1.11
WO3, SnO2, and TiO2 Based Nano-crystalline Substrates for Far-red and Near-IR Absorbing Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

Piers R. F. Barnes 1 2 Yiqi Lui 2 Eric Tan 2 Xiaoe Li 2 Assaf Y Anderson 2 Brian C O'Regan 2

1Imperial College London London United Kingdom2Imperial College London London United Kingdom

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12:45 PM - R1.12
Rapid Dye Decolourisation with Nanostructure Multiferoic BiFeO[3]

Steve Dunn 1 Hengky Chang 2

1Queen Mary, University of London London United Kingdom2Nanyang Polytechnic Singapore Singapore

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2012-04-11   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Shengbai Zhang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Gyula Eres, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Nagarajan Valanoor, University of New South Wales School of Materials Science and Engineering
John D. Baniecki, Fujitsu Laboratories
Wenguang Zhu, University of Tennessee
R5: Defects I
Session Chairs
Shengbai Zhang
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2018

2:30 AM - *R5.1
Theoretical Study of Band Structure, Optical, and Doping Properties of Oxides for Energy Applications

Su-Huai Wei 1

1National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA

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3:00 AM - R5.2
The Interaction of Hydrogen Donors with Compensating Acceptors in Semiconducting Oxides

Joel Varley 1 2 Hartwin Peelaers 3 Anderson Janotti 3 Chris G Van de Walle 3

1Stanford University Stanford USA2University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara USA3University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara USA

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3:15 AM - R5.3
Inverse Design of Wide-bandgap High-mobility p-type Dopable Oxides

Andriy Zakutayev 1 John Perkins 1 David Ginley 1 Arpun Nagaraja 2 Nicola Perry 2 Thomas Mason 2 Kelvin Chang 2 Kenneth Poeppelmeier 2 Yezhou Shi 3 Michael Toney 3 Tula Paudel 1 Haowei Peng 1 Stephan Lany 1

1National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA2Northwestern University Evanston USA3SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Menlo Park USA

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3:30 AM - R5.4
The Role of Nitrogen in Binary and Ternary Oxides: Defects and Electronic Structure

Jonathan Marc Polfus 1 Tor S Bjoslash;rheim 1 Reidar Haugsrud 1

1University of Oslo Oslo Norway

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3:45 AM - R5.5
Electron Affinities and Ionization Energies of Cu and Ag Delafossite Compounds: A Hybrid Functional Study

Maosheng Miao 1 3 Samuel Yarbro 4 Phillip Barton 1 3 Ram Seshadri 1 2 3

1University of California Santa Barbara USA2University of California Santa Barbara USA3University of California Santa Barbara USA4University of California Santa Barbara USA

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - *R5.6
Nitrogen Doping in ZnO and Cu2O

Bruno Meyer 1

1Justus-Liebig University Giessen Germany

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5:00 AM - R5.7
The Role of Native Point Defects in Degenerately Doped ZnO for Transparent Conducting Oxides

Daniel R Doutt 1 Louis Isabella 1 Snjezana (Snow) Balaz 2 Kevin D Leedy 4 David C Look 5 4 Leonard J. Brillson 2 1 3

1The Ohio State University Columbus USA2The Ohio State University Columbus USA3The Ohio State University Columbus USA4Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Columbus USA5Wright State University Dayton USA

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5:15 AM - R5.8
The Effect of Intrinsic Point Defects on Electrical Properties of Bandgap Engineered Zn1-xMgxO:Ga

Yi Ke 1 2 Andriy Zakutayev 1 Stephan Lany 1 Joseph Berry 1 Philip Parilla 1 Ryan O'Hayre 2 David Ginley 1

1National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA2Colorado School of Mines Golden USA

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5:30 AM - R5.9
Modification of ZnO:Al by Magnesium Inclusion

Karsten Fleischer 1 Elisabetta Arca 1 Igor V Shvets 1

1Trinity College Dublin Dublin 2 Ireland

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R6: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Gyula Eres
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2012
Marriott, Yerba Buena, Salons 8-9

9:00 AM - R6.1
A Green Approach to Reversibly Tuning the Optical Properties of Metal Oxides

Szetsen Lee 1 Jr-Wei Peng 1

1Chung Yuan Christian University Jongli Taiwan

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9:00 AM - R6.10
Effects of Grown Parameters on Physical Properties of WO3 Thin Films Deposited by Non-reactive rf Sputtering

Ines Riech 1 M. Acosta 1 V. Rejon-Moo 2 P. Rodriguez-Fragoso 3 J. Mendoza-Alvarez 3

1University of Yucatan Merida Mexico2CINVESTAV- IPN Meacute;rida Merida Mexico3CINVESTAV- IPN Mexico City Mexico

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9:00 AM - R6.2
Optical and Thermoelectric Properties of CuAlO2 Produced by Direct Microwave Heating

Tawat Suriwong 1 Titipun Thongtem 1 2 Theerayuth Plirdpring 3 Adul Harnwunggmoung 3 Ken Kurosaki 3 Shinsuke Yamanaka 3 Somchai Thongtem 1 4

1Chiang Mai University Chiang Mai Thailand2Chiang Mai University Chiang Mai Thailand3Osaka University Suita, Osaka Japan4Chiang Mai University Chiang Mai Thailand

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9:00 AM - R6.3
A Simple Ball Milling Method for Preparation of ZnO-CuO Nanocomposite Photocatalysts with High Photocatalytic Activity

Bedanga B Sapkota 1 Armstrong M Wilson 1 Sanjay R. Mishra 1

1The University of Memphis Memphis USA

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9:00 AM - R6.5
Preparation and Characterizations of Amorphous IZO/SiOx/n-Si Hetero-junction Structure Solar Cells

Hau-Wei Fang 1 Tsung-Eong Hsieh 1 Jenh-Yih Juang 2

1National Chiao Tung University Hsinchu Taiwan2National Chiao Tung University Hsinchu Taiwan

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9:00 AM - R6.6
High Capacity Achieved by Vanadium Substitution into Li2FeSiO4

Yunsong Li 1 Xuan Cheng 1 2 Ying Zhang 1 2

1Xiamen Univ Xiamen China2Xiamen University Xiamen China

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9:00 AM - R6.7
Electronic Structure of MoS2 Monolayers on Copper

Quan Ma 1 Dezheng Sun 1 Wenhao Lu 1 Chen Wang 1 John Mann 1 Daeho Kim 1 Duy Le 2 Talat Rahman 2 Ludwig Bartels 1

1University of California Riverside USA2University of Central Florida Orlando USA

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9:00 AM - R6.8
Optimizing Surface Chemistry for Photocatalysis by Interface Engineering: A Computational Study of the Anatase TiO2 and Cuprous Oxide Heterostructure

Rajiv Prasad Shah 1 Elif Ertekin 1

1University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign USA

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9:00 AM - R6.9
Thermo-Mechanical and Electro-Mechanical Stress Effects on Performance of Flexible IZO TFTs

Anil Indluru 2 Rajitha Neeha Priyanka Vemuri 1 Terry L Alford 1

1Arizona State University Tempe USA2Intel Inc. Chandler USA

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R4: Bandgap Engineering
Session Chairs
John Baniecki
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2018

9:15 AM - R4.1
Bandgap Engineering of Ternary ZnOxS1-x and CdxZn1-xO Thin Films via Atomic Layer Deposition

Jukka Tanskanen 1 2 Jonathan Bakke 2 Carl Haegglund 2 Tapani Pakkanen 1 Stacey Bent 2

1University of Eastern Finland Joensuu Finland2Stanford University Stanford USA

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9:30 AM - R4.2
Band Gap Engineering of Group II-VI Oxide Alloys for Solar Applications: ZnO1-xSex

Marie A Mayer 1 2 Kin Man Yu 1 Eugene E Haller 1 2 Wladek Walukiewicz 1

1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA2University of California, Berkeley Berkeley USA

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9:45 AM - *R4.3
Strain Dependence of the Band Gap in Epitaxial LaCrO3(001)

Scott Chambers 1 Liang Qiao 2 Mark Bowden 1 Tamas Varga 1 Peter Sushko 3

1Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland USA2Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA3University College London London United Kingdom

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