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Limit current density in 2D metallic granular packings

  • S. DorboloEmail author
  • M. Ausloos
  • N. Vandewalle
Original Paper

Abstract.

The electrical properties of a 2D packed metallic pentagons have been studied. The electrical characterization of such metallic pentagon heaps, like i-V measurements, has been achieved. Two distinct regimes have been shown. They are separated by a transition line along which the system exhibits a memory effect behavior due to the irreversible improvement of electrical contacts between pentagons (hot spots). A limit current density has been found.

Keywords

Electrical Property Memory Effect Electrical Contact Transition Line Electrical Characterization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.GRASP, Institut de Physique B5Université de LiègeLiègeBelgium

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