Observation of varistor-like behavior in chalcogenide glass-ceramics

Sandwip K. Dey, William C. Lacourse

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Homogeneous glasses in the As-Sb-Se system were heat-treated to form glass-ceramic composites in which a conductive crystalline phase containing Sb2Se3 was dispersed in an insulating matrix of a Se-rich glass. Several of the glass-ceramics exhibited low-field non-linear I-V characteristics similar to those observed in metal-oxide varistors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)441-443
Number of pages3
JournalMaterials Letters
Issue number5 PART B
StatePublished - Aug 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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