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Defect physics of CuGaS 2

Bailey, C, Liborio, L, Mallia, G, Tomic, S and Harrison, N 2010, 'Defect physics of CuGaS 2' , Physical Review B (PRB), 81 (20) , p. 205214.

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    Abstract

    Hybrid density-functional theory has been used to study phase stability and defect formation in the CuGaS2 chalcopyrite. The equilibrium population of intrinsic defects is predicted and it is shown that the material is intrinsically p-type doped. Extrinsic defects consisting of elements from group II, group IV, and group VII of the periodic table are studied. It is predicted that n-type doping of CuGaS2 is not possible through the addition of these extrinsic defects. The stability of the ordered defect compounds CuGa3S5 and CuGa5S8 is also investigated. These compounds are shown to be stable only in a very narrow region of phase space.

    Item Type: Article
    Themes: Energy
    Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Materials & Physics Research Centre
    Journal or Publication Title: Physical Review B (PRB)
    Publisher: American Physical Society
    Refereed: Yes
    ISSN: 1098-0121
    Depositing User: Prof Stanko Tomic
    Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2011 12:10
    Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 18:17
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/18884

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