• A PSD-based electronic system for AC response studies of superionic conductors

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    • Keywords

       

      Current-to-voltage converter; phase sensitive detector; AC response; impedance/admittance; superionic conductors

    • Abstract

       

      An electronic system based on quadrature oscillator, current-to-voltage converter and phase sensitive detector (PSD) has been designed and constructed for measurement of AC electrical conductivity and complex impedance/admittance on ionic and superionic conductors at several frequencies upto 60 kHz. The design incorporates a CMOS FET switch controlled by two anti-square reference signals for rectification and a differential amplifier for summation and impedance matching. The performance of the system has been demonstrated and the measurement possibilities discussed.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      P Balaya1 C S Sunandana1

      1. School of Physics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad - 500 134, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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