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Zinc sulfide, ZnS  II-VI semiconductor, has a largest bandgap among semiconductors considered for practical applications (Eg = 3.68 eV) which in conjunctions with a bandgap being direct makes ZnS potentially attractive as a blue light emitter.
wide bandgap semiconductor  semiconductor featuring energy gap Eg > 2.5 eV (rather arbitrary criterion), useful in high temperature applications and emission of blue radiation (should feature direct bandgap at the same time); e.g. SiC (Eg = 2.9 eV), GaN (Eg = 3.5 eV), ZnS (Eg = 3.68 eV)
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