6. Metal–Nonmetal Transitions

  1. John. N. Lalena Consultant Formerly Senior Research Scientist1 and
  2. David. A. Cleary Chairman2

Published Online: 27 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471714895.ch6

Principles of Inorganic Materials Design

Principles of Inorganic Materials Design

How to Cite

Lalena, John. N. and Cleary, David. A. (2005) Metal–Nonmetal Transitions, in Principles of Inorganic Materials Design, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471714895.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Honeywell Electronic Materials, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry Gonzaga University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471434184

Online ISBN: 9780471714897



  • marginal metals;
  • filling-control metal–nonmetal transition;
  • spin-density wave (SDW)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Correlated Systems

  • Anderson Localization

  • Experimentally Distinguishing Electron Correlation from Disorder

  • Tuning The Metal–Nonmetal Transition

  • Other Types of Electronic Transitions

  • References