Room Temperature Ferromagnetism in ZnO Using Non-magnetic Ions

  • Zaheer Ahmed Khan
  • Anshu
  • Subhasis Ghosh
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


We report the growth and characterization of high quality Cu and Ag, doped ZnO thin films for different concentration from 0.1 to 10 % by RF magnetron sputtering. The X-ray diffraction study has shown single phase Wurtzite type ZnO thin films with no evidence of secondary phases. Room temperature ferromagnetism (RTFM) was observed in Cu and Ag doped ZnO thin films, in which magnetic moment decreases with increasing Cu and Ag content.


RTFM ZnO Magnetization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Physical SciencesJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia

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