Room-temperature ferromagnetism in Zn and Mn codoped SnO2 films

S. J. Liu, C. Y. Liu, J. Y. Juang, H. W. Fang

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Abstract

Room-temperature ferromagnetism was observed in Mn and Zn codoped SnO 2 films grown on c -cut sapphires by using pulsed laser deposition technique. The valence of Mn ions in the codoped films is determined to be 2+ from x-ray absorption near edge spectroscopy. Moreover, the ferromagnetism is affected by the carrier concentration of the films. This result is consistent with the carrier-mediated model.

Original languageEnglish
Article number013928
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Volume105
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jul 9

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