A Personal Adventure in Stereochemistry, Local Order, and Defects

Models for Room-Temperature Superconductivity
  • Stanford R. Ovshinsky
Part of the Institute for Amorphous Studies Series book series (IASS)


Heinz Henisch’s contributions to semiconductor physics have had a great effect on me. Many years before I met him 20 years ago, I often used his well-known book “Rectifying Semiconductor Contacts.”[1] His important contributions to the amorphous field are many; we cite just a few [2–6] which did much to establish the electronic nature of Ovonic threshold switching.[7,8]


Lone Pair Amorphous Material Mixed Valency Amorphous Semiconductor Threshold Switching 
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  • Stanford R. Ovshinsky
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  1. 1.Energy Conversion Devices, Inc.TroyUSA

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