The Superconductor-Semiconductor Transition in Cation-Substituted Lithium Titanate, Li[Mx Ti2–x]O4:M = Li+, Al3+ and Cr3+

  • Patrick M. Lambert
  • Martin R. Harrison
  • David E. Logan
  • Peter P. Edwards
Part of the Institute for Amorphous Studies Series book series (IASS)


Professor Fritzsche’s research, encompassing more than three decades of beautiful experimental work combined with elegant and incisive writing, has centred primarily around two major themes; one old, one (perhaps) new, but both interwoven. The first is his interest and involvement in the study of the Metal-Semiconductor Transition; the second concerns the structural and electronic properties of disordered materials. In this dedication, we outline a further subtlety (or complexity) into these major problems in condensed matter chemistry and physics; namely the possible nature of the composition induced transition from Superconductor to Semiconductor in a system with obvious crystalline order — in association with equally obvious electronic disorder. As far as we are aware Professor Fritzsche has not, so far, ventured into the area of Superconductor-Semiconductor Transitions. We offer the present meagre contribution in the hope of 1 pressing his considerable talents into the study of yet another class 2 of remarkable transmutations!


Superconducting Transition Temperature Vibrational Absorption Lithium Titanate Percolation Limit Atomic Form Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick M. Lambert
    • 1
  • Martin R. Harrison
    • 2
  • David E. Logan
    • 2
  • Peter P. Edwards
    • 2
  1. 1.Baker Laboratory of ChemistryCornell UniversityIthacaUSA
  2. 2.University Chemical LaboratoryCambridgeUK

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