Growth of 〈11̄00〉 epitaxial ZnO film on Y-Plane LiNbO 3 substrate

Michio Kadota, Yoshihiro Ito, Hideaki Kobayashi

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A 〈0001〉 oriented polycrystal ZnO film is deposited on many types of substrate. However, an epitaxial ZnO film is deposited on only specific substrates, because it depends greatly on the lattice constant of the substrate. An epitaxial ZnO film with the c-axis oriented horizontally on some types of substrate has been reported. In this study, a 〈1100〉 orientated epitaxial ZnO film has been deposited on a pre-heat-treated Y-plane (0110) LiNbO3 substrate for the first time. A 〈0001〉 oriented polycrystal ZnO film has also been deposited on this substrate without pre-heat-treatment. Thus, two orientation directions can be controlled by pre-heat-treatment for the first time. Moreover, their applications to shear bulk wave transducers and surface acoustic wave devices are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4104-4107
Number of pages4
JournalJapanese journal of applied physics
Issue number5 PART 2
Publication statusPublished - 2008 May 23


  • Control of c-axis orientation
  • SAW
  • Shear bulk wave
  • V-plane LiNbO
  • 〈0001〉 ZnO
  • 〈1100〉 epitaxial ZnO

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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