Structural studies of various β-aluminas
This thesis describes results obtained using high resolution electron microscopy, acoustic microscopy and chemical analysis to study the structure and properties of the superionic β-aluminas.
The acoustic microscopy and chemical analysis results relate solely to sodium β- and β" -alumina, which are used as the solid state electrolyte in the sodium/sulphur cell.
The high resolution electron microscopy results cover sodium β- and β"-alumina as well as a number of ion-exchanged β...Expand abstract
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