Portrait of Lawrence Ernest Lyons.

16: Organic Metals? The Electrical Conductance of Organic Solids (1966)

Lawrence Ernest Lyons


Liversidge Research Lecture reproduced by permission of the Royal Society of New South Wales from J. Proc. Roy. Soc. N.S.W., 1967-8, 101, 1-9.

"This paper discusses electrical conduction in organic solids, leaving aside the spectral and photo phenomena in which I have been greatly interested for a number of years and omitting also the organic superconductivity recently discussed by Little (1964). Let us ask: How nearly can the electrical conductivity of an organic material be made to approach values typical of metals?"

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