Charge Density Waves and Electrical Instabilities in Niobium Triselenide and Similar Compounds

  • K. Seeger
  • A. Philipp
  • W. Mayr
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Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 63)


Recently,a new mechanism of electric transport by sliding charge density waves (CDW) in quasi one-dimensional solids like e.g. NbSe3 has aroused much interst. A review of the properties due to the CDW ground state is given, focusing on the dependence of the conductivity in ac and dc electric fields, on the negative differential dielectric constant, and on the narrow band noise occurring in the non-ohmic regime.


Electric Field Strength Charge Density Wave Threshold Field Tunneling Time Narrow Band Noise 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Seeger
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Philipp
    • 1
    • 2
  • W. Mayr
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für FestkörperphysikWienAustria
  2. 2.Institut für FestkörperphysikUniversität WienAustria

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