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Magnetic and electric properties of manganese-doped ZnSiAs2

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A new p-type dilute magnetic semiconductor was synthesized on the basis of manganese-doped ZnSiAs2 chalcopyrite. As the manganese percentage in ZnSiAs2 increased, the Curie temperature increased from 325 to 337 K for compositions containing 1 and 2 wt % manganese. The ferromagnetic properties of the new dilute magnetic semiconductor were due to nanoclusters that were generated by concurrent substitution of manganese for elements in the cationic sublattice of chalcopyrite.

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Original Russian Text © V.M. Novotortsev, S.F. Marenkin, L.I. Koroleva, T.A. Kupriyanova, I.V. Fedorchenko, R. Szymczak, L. Kilanski, V. Domuchowski, A.V. Kochura, 2009, published in Zhurnal Neorganicheskoi Khimii, 2009, Vol. 54, No. 9, pp. 1420–1424.

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Novotortsev, V.M., Marenkin, S.F., Koroleva, L.I. et al. Magnetic and electric properties of manganese-doped ZnSiAs2 . Russ. J. Inorg. Chem. 54, 1350–1354 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1134/S0036023609090022

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Keywords

  • Chalcopyrite
  • Curie Point
  • Magnetic Semiconductor
  • Cationic Sublattice
  • Manganese Atom