7. Nonstoichiometry and Intrinsic Electronic Conductivity

  1. Richard J. D. Tilley Emeritus Professor

Published Online: 29 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470380758.ch7

Defects in Solids

Defects in Solids

How to Cite

Tilley, R. J. D. (2008) Nonstoichiometry and Intrinsic Electronic Conductivity, in Defects in Solids, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470380758.ch7

Author Information

  1. University of Cardiff, Wales, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470077948

Online ISBN: 9780470380758



  • nonstoichiometry and intrinsic electronic conductivity;
  • defect population variation and partial pressure;
  • Brouwer diagrams - electronic defects


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Nonstoichiometry and Electronic Defects in Oxides

  • Conductivity and Defects

  • Stoichiometry, Defect Populations and Partial Pressures

  • Variation of Defect Populations with Partial Pressure

  • Brouwer Diagrams

  • Brouwer Diagrams: Electronic Defects

  • Brouwer Diagrams: More Complex Examples

  • Brouwer Diagrams: Effects of Temperature

  • Polynomial Forms for Brouwer Diagrams

  • Answers to Introductory Questions

  • Problems and Exercises

  • References

  • Further Reading