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Small polaron conduction in amorphous CoMnNiO thin film
Author(s): Hui Tan; Mingde Tao; Dong Gin; Ying Han; Chenglu Lin
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Paper Abstract

CoMnNiO thin film deposited by rf sputtering is a combination of various amorphous metal oxides. Its DC conductivity changes smoothly with temperature from 173 to 373 K. The relation of AC conductivity with frequency can be written as (sigma) ((omega))∝(omega)s. Its thermopower is positive and its mobility at 330 K is about 1.25 cm2V-1S-1, which is thermally activated. It can be inferred that small polaron conduction is included in the conduction of this amorphous thin film.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1991
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1519, International Conference on Thin Film Physics and Applications, (1 November 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.47199
Show Author Affiliations
Hui Tan, Xinjiang Institute of Physics (China)
Mingde Tao, Xinjiang Institute of Physics (China)
Dong Gin, Xinjiang Institute of Physics (China)
Ying Han, Xinjiang Institute of Physics (China)
Chenglu Lin, Shanghai Institute of Metallurgy (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1519:
International Conference on Thin Film Physics and Applications
Shixun Zhou; Yongling Wang, Editor(s)

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