Experimental Study of Effective Mass and Spin-Orbital Energy of the Al2O3/NiO Nanoheterostructure Material

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  • Gnanasekaran Munusamy
  • Rajaboopathi Mani
  • Krishnakumar Varadharajan
  • Surumbarkuzhali Narasimhan


  • Periyar University
  • Centre for Research and Development
  • PRIST Deemed to Be University


The effective mass of the materials relies on exciton dynamics which is greatly dominated by energy gap of the materials. We examined the effective mass for the Al2O3/NiO nanoheterostructure material through polarization in the dielectric study. The mean optical effective mass was calculated to be mopt∗ = 5.69645 × 10-20 mop/m0 in the UV-visible region (1 × 106 to 5.4 × 106 Hz). From the group and phase velocity values, we observed that Al2O3/NiO is an anisotropic material. The electron spin-orbit energy splitting associated to electron in the valence band was identified using the Gaussian-confining 3D potential under normalized angular momentum (n, l = 0, 1, 2, 3). The 1S (1S1/2) and 2S (2S1/2) orbital ionization energies were calculated to be -6.08 and -5.99 eV for AlO3/NiO. The orbital ionization energies were established from the Bohr radius aB = 5.29 × 10-11 m and donor Rydberg constant Ry = 1.097 × 107 m-1 of the identical hydrogen atom. Our study gives insights into the exciton dynamics and calculation of orbital energy for the nanoheterostructure materials.


JulkaisuJournal of Physical Chemistry A
TilaJulkaistu - 14 marraskuuta 2019
OKM-julkaisutyyppiA1 Julkaistu artikkeli, soviteltu

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