We observed UV-stimulated hydroxylation at the surface of ZnO crystals. Reactive defective sites were initially formed in the surface layer via photoreduction induced with energetic photons above the band gap of ZnO. Hydroxyl groups were produced by a chemical reaction of the photoinduced defective sites with water molecules in the atmosphere. Two types of hydroxyl groups were found at the irradiated surface because two kinds of defective sites were induced with the UV illumination.
|ジャーナル||Thin Solid Films|
|出版ステータス||Published - 2003 12月 15|
|イベント||Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Transparent Oxide - Tokyo, Japan|
継続期間: 2003 4月 10 → 2003 4月 11
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