Bound-polaron hopping in NiO

M. A. Kolber, R. K. MacCrone

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We report observation of bound-polaron hopping in pure NiO single crystals. The observed activation energy is ‰̂0.7 eV, the bandwidth J‰̂10-2 eV, and the binding center is suggested to be the Ni+2 vacancy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1457-1461
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number21
StatePublished - Jan 1 1972
Externally publishedYes


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