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DC Conductivity and Dielectric Behaviour of Glassy Se100–xZnx Alloy

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The DC conductivity and dielectric properties of glassy Se100–xZnx 2 ≤ x ≤ 20 alloys have been investigated in the temperature range 303 - 487 K with frequency range 100 Hz – 1 MHz. It is observed that DC conductivity decreases and the activation energy increases with Zn content in Se-Zn system. Dielectric dispersion is observed when Zn incorporated in Se-Zn glassy system. The results are explained on the basis of DC conduction mechanism and dipolar-type dielectric dispersion.

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M. Nasir and M. Zulfequar, "DC Conductivity and Dielectric Behaviour of Glassy Se100–xZnx Alloy," Open Journal of Inorganic Non-metallic Materials, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 11-17. doi: 10.4236/ojinm.2012.22002.


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