Article
2021

Experimental and Simulation of Electric Transport in Alkali Antimonite Glasses


M. Kubliha M. Kubliha , O. Bosak O. Bosak , P. Kostka P. Kostka , V. Labas V. Labas , S. Lukic-Petrovic S. Lukic-Petrovic , N. Celic N. Celic , P. Tanuska P. Tanuska , M. Kebisek M. Kebisek , M. T. Soltani M. T. Soltani
Russian Journal of Electrochemistry
https://doi.org/10.1134/S1023193521070077
Abstract / Full Text

The non-linear response of various physical properties of glasses on mixing of alkali ions is a well-known anomaly in materials science. In this paper, the mixed alkali effect in antimony oxide based glasses with composition 60Sb2O3–20WO3–(20 – x)Li2O–x(M2O), where x = 0, 5, 10, 15, 20 (in mol %) and M = Na or K, is studied. The influence of Na/Li and K/Li ratios on ionic AC and DC conductivities is studied. Temperature dependences of the DC conductivity obey Arrhenius-like relation. The conductivity steeply decreases with increasing Na or K content due to larger ionic radius of Na or K ions compared to that of Li. The relation between composition and local movement of electrical charge was investigated and quantified using the measurement of thermally stimulated depolarization currents. The artificial neural network methods for optimizing experimental parameters used in this paper represent a new approach in comparison with works done on glasses with similar composition. The prepared numerical model could be used for the description of the influence of polarization parameters and the optimization of further measurements oriented on activation energies of ion polarization related to local transport of electrical charge, i.e. Li+ and Na+ ions in our case.

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  • Faculty of Materials Science and Technology, Slovak University of Technology, 91724, Trnava, Slovakia

    M. Kubliha, O. Bošák, V. Labas, P. Tanuska & M. Kebisek

  • Laboratory of Inorganic Materials, Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, V Holešovičkách, 18209, Prague 8, Czech Republic

    P. Kostka

  • Laboratory of Inorganic Materials, University of Chemistry and Technology Prague Technická, 16628, Prague 6, Czech Republic

    P. Kostka

  • University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Science, Department of Physics Trg Dositeja, 21000, Novi Sad, Serbia

    S. Lukic-Petrovic & N. Celic

  • Laboratoire de physique photonique et nanomatériaux multifonctionnels, University of Biskra, BP 145, Biskra, Algeria

    M. T. Soltani

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