Accession Number : AD0695868

Title :   BISTABLE ELECTRICAL-SWITCHING BEHAVIOUR IN GLASSES AND OTHER MEDIA,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA OTTAWA (ONTARIO) RADIO AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DIV

Personal Author(s) : Chapman,R.

Report Date : 24 APR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Reversible bistable electrical switching in uncommon thin-film glasses has recently been reported. A brief study of the mechanisms involved has produced evidence of similar switching in other insulators and air gaps. The device appears to function by producing a metallic bridge between the electrodes. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ELECTRIC SWITCHES, *GLASS), DIELECTRIC FILMS, ELECTRIC TERMINALS, CANADA

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Solid State Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE