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    • Keywords

       

      ZnO; diluted magnetic semiconductors; chemical thermal deposition; spintronic; whisker.

    • Abstract

       

      Vertically aligned Mn–ZnO whiskers were grown on sapphire substrate by a thermal chemical vapour deposition method. X-ray diffraction measurements indicate that samples are high-quality single crystals and 𝑐-axis oriented. Raman and XPS analyses revealed that Mn was incorporated into the ZnO lattice. Room temperature 𝑇c ferromagnetism was observed. These Mn–ZnO whiskers may find their potential applications in spintronic field.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Feng Zhu1 Ye Zhang1 Youguo Yan1 Wenhai Song1 Lingli Xia2

      1. Key Laboratory of Materials Physics, Institute of Solid State Physics, Hefei Institute of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei 230031, P.R. China
      2. Basic Experiment Centre, Fundamental Department, Artillery Academy P.L.A
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