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Synthesis and electrical resistivity of nickel polymethacrylate

Chohan, M.H., Khalid, A.H., Zulfiqar, M., Butt, P.K., Khan, F., and Hussain, R. (1992) Synthesis and electrical resistivity of nickel polymethacrylate. Modern Physics Letters B, 6 (10). pp. 581-586. ISSN 0217-9849 (doi:10.1142/S0217984992000661)

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Abstract

Synthesis of nickel polymethacrylate was carried out using methanolic solutions of sodium hydroxide and polymethacrylic acid. The electrical resistivity of the pellets made from Ni-polymethacrylate was measured at different voltages and temperatures. Results showed that the electrical resistivity of Ni-polymethacrylate decreases significantly with voltage in high temperature regions but the decrease is insignificant at temperatures nearing room temperature. The activation energy at low temperatures is approximately 0.8 eV whereas at high temperature it is in the range 0.21–0.27 eV.

Item Type:Article (Letter)
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):Khalid, Dr Ata-ul-Habib
Authors: Chohan, M.H., Khalid, A.H., Zulfiqar, M., Butt, P.K., Khan, F., and Hussain, R.
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Journal Name:Modern Physics Letters B
Journal Abbr.:MPLB
ISSN:0217-9849
ISSN (Online):1793-6640

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