Articles written in Bulletin of Materials Science
Volume 37 Issue 4 June 2014 pp 805-808
Volume 39 Issue 1 February 2016 pp 315-319
By $ab-initio$ calculations, the possible source of ferromagnetism in N-doped ZnO compound was systematically studied. The electronic structure and magnetic properties of N-doped ZnO with/without ZnO host and N defects were investigated using the Korringa–Kohn–Rostoker method combined with coherent potential approximation. It was shown that Zn vacancy and the presence of N defects (substitutional, interstitial or combination of both) induce the ferromagnetism in N-doped ZnO. From density of state analysis, it was shown that p–p interaction between 2p-elements (N,O) is the mechanism of ferromagnetic coupling in N-doped ZnO.
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