Structures and Magnetic Properties of ZnO Nanoislands

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Using first-principles calculations, we systematically study the atomic structures and electronic properties for two dimensional triangular ZnO nanoislands that are graphite-like with monolayer and bilayer thickness. We find that the monolayer ZnO nanoisland with oxygen-terminated zigzag-edges is magnetic at its ground state, and the magnetism comes from the oxygen-edge states. The other monolayer and bilayer ZnO nanoislands with different edge structures are all nonmagnetic at their ground states. It is further revealed that for different ZnO nanoislands, their magnetic properties are quite dependent on their sizes, with larger nanoislands having larger magnetic moments.

Keywords: ARMCHAIR-EDGE; BILAYER; MONOLAYER; ZIGZAG-EDGE; ZNO NANOISLAND

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2010.2630

Publication date: October 1, 2010

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  • Journal for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JNN) is an international and multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal with a wide-ranging coverage, consolidating research activities in all areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology into a single and unique reference source. JNN is the first cross-disciplinary journal to publish original full research articles, rapid communications of important new scientific and technological findings, timely state-of-the-art reviews with author's photo and short biography, and current research news encompassing the fundamental and applied research in all disciplines of science, engineering and medicine.
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