superionic conductor

superionic conductor

[¦sü·pər‚ī¦än·ik kən′dək·tər]
(solid-state physics)
An ionic solid whose ionic conductivity is extremely high, on the order of 100 times that normally observed.
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[Ag.sub.2]Te reveals the phase transition from narrow-gap semiconductor to superionic conductor at 130~150[degrees]C [7].
Copper sulphide, [Cu.sub.x]S, a fast superionic conductor with a structural disorder, is a promising material for thermoelectric and photoelectric transformers and high temperature thermistors.