Synthesis, Structural, Electrical Transport and Energetic Characteristics of ZrNi1-хVxSn Solid Solution


  • L. Romaka Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
  • Yu. Stadnyk 1Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
  • V.A. Romaka National University “Lvivska Politechnika”
  • A. Нoryn Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
  • I. Romaniv Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
  • V. Krayovskyy National University “Lvivska Politechnika”
  • S. Dubelt National University “Lvivska Politechnika”



electrical conductivity, thermopower coefficient, Fermi level.


The samples of ZrNi1-хVxSn solid solution (x = 0 – 0.10) based on the ZrNiSn half-Heusler phase (MgAgAs structure type) were synthesized by direct arc-melting with homogenous annealing at 1073 K. The electrokinetic and energy state characteristics of the ZrNi1-хVxSn semiconducting solid solution were investigated in the temperature range T = 80 - 400 K. An analysis of behavior of the electrokinetic and energetic characteristics, in particular, the motion rate of the Fermi level, ΔεF/Δx for ZrNi1-хVxSn, allows to assume about the simultaneous generation of the structural defects of donor and acceptor nature in the crystal. The additional researches are required to establish the mechanisms of donor generation.


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Romaka, L., Stadnyk, Y., Romaka, V., Нoryn A., Romaniv, I., Krayovskyy, V., & Dubelt, S. (2019). Synthesis, Structural, Electrical Transport and Energetic Characteristics of ZrNi1-хVxSn Solid Solution. Physics and Chemistry of Solid State, 20(3), 275–281.



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