IDEAS home Printed from
   My bibliography  Save this article

Percolation effects in mixed β/β″-alumina crystals


  • Maass, P
  • Meyer, M
  • Bunde, A


Mixed β/β″-alumina crystals are two-dimensional ion conductors, whose conductivities vary dramatically upon mixing of two types of mobile ions. We summarize a theoretical model, which can explain these conductivity variations quantitatively. According to the model, percolation effects are expected to occur at intermediate mixing ratios and low temperatures. It is suggested that detailed measurements should uncover these effects and thus allow one to measure critical transport exponents predicted by percolation theory.

Suggested Citation

  • Maass, P & Meyer, M & Bunde, A, 1999. "Percolation effects in mixed β/β″-alumina crystals," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 266(1), pages 197-202.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:phsmap:v:266:y:1999:i:1:p:197-202 DOI: 10.1016/S0378-4371(98)00591-3

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only. Journal offers the option of making the article available online on Science direct for a fee of $3,000

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to search for a different version of it.

    References listed on IDEAS

    1. Dhar, Deepak, 1986. "Some exact results for polymer models," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 140(1), pages 210-211.
    2. Grassberger, Peter, 1999. "Conductivity exponent and backbone dimension in 2-d percolation," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 262(3), pages 251-263.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)


    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:phsmap:v:266:y:1999:i:1:p:197-202. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Dana Niculescu). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.