Room-temperature ferromagnetism in chalcopyrite Mn-doped ZnSnAs2 single crystals

S. Choi, G. B. Cha, S. C. Hong, S. Cho*, Y. Kim, J. B. Ketterson, S. Y. Jeong, G. C. Yi

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We have successfully grown Mn-doped chalcopyrite ZnSnAs2 single crystals from the melt using the vertical-temperature-gradient Bridgman method. We have observed that Mn-doped ZnSnAs2 is ferromagnetic with a Curie temperature of 329 K. The coercive field is 18 Oe at 300 K. The calculated magnetic moment from the saturation magnetization was 3.63 μB per Mn atom at 5 K.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)165-167
Number of pages3
JournalSolid State Communications
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Apr 2002


  • Chalcopyrite crystal structure
  • Ferromagnetism
  • Magnetic semiconductor
  • ZnSnAs

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Chemistry


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