The electrical conductivity of glasses determined by TSPC agrees well with that measured by conventional ac or dc techniques. The TSPC technique is a rapid and easy method of measuring the dc conductivity over the range 10−15-10−7 (Ω cm)−1 and is especially suited for conductivities <10−12 (Ω cm)−1. Polarization at the electrodes is easily detected and avoided.
C. Hong and D. E. Day, "Thermally Stimulated Polarization Current Technique for Measuring the Electrical Conductivity of Vitreous Solids," Journal of Applied Physics, American Institute of Physics (AIP), Jan 1979.
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Materials Science and Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Electric Conductivity; Electric Currents; Polarization; Glass; Electrodes; Oxides; Ions; Electrometers; Sensitivity; Background Noise
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