Electronic Structure and Optical Properties of Co and Fe doped ZnO
1 Aviation University of Air force, Changchun 130022, China
2 Changchun University of Science and Technology, Changchun 130022, China
First-principle ultrasoft pseudo potential approach of the plane wave based on density functional theory has been used for studying the electronic characterization and optical properties of ZnO and Fe, Co doped ZnO. The results show that the doping impurities change the lattice parameters a little, but bring more changes in the electronic structures. The band gaps are broadened by doping. And the Fermi level accesses to the conduction band which will lead the system to show the character of metallic properties. The dielectric function and absorption peaks are identified and the changes compared to pure ZnO are analyzed in detail.
Key words: First-principle / ZnO / Electronic structure / Optical properties
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