23 February 2018 Impact of point defects on electrochromism in WO3
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Proceedings Volume 10533, Oxide-based Materials and Devices IX; 105332C (2018) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2303688
Event: SPIE OPTO, 2018, San Francisco, California, United States
Using hybrid density functional theory, we investigate the influence on electronic structure of common defects and impurities in tungsten oxide (WO3). As an easily reducible perovskite with the A-site atom missing, high concentrations of foreign dopants and oxygen deficiencies are possible. Our calculations show that both oxygen vacancies and alkali dopants are shallow donors, and we explore the physical origins for this behavior. In particular, we examine whether oxygen vacancies can give rise to localized states or small polarons. Our results show that in crystalline material no such charge localization occurs. We discuss how these results impact electrical conductivity and optical properties.
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Wennie Wang, Wennie Wang, Hartwin Peelaers, Hartwin Peelaers, Jimmy-Xuan Shen, Jimmy-Xuan Shen, Anderson Janotti, Anderson Janotti, Chris G. Van de Walle, Chris G. Van de Walle, "Impact of point defects on electrochromism in WO3", Proc. SPIE 10533, Oxide-based Materials and Devices IX, 105332C (23 February 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2303688; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2303688


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