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Synthesis of Ag/Ag2S Nanoclusters Resistive Switches for Memory Cells

DOI: 10.4236/anp.2014.31001    3,527 Downloads   6,365 Views   Citations


Resistive switching Ag/Ag2S nanoclusters were formed by sulphidation of melting-dispersed thin and continuous Ag films. The morphology, structure and electrical properties of the prepared clusters were characterized by scanning (SEM), transmitting electron (TEM), scanning resistance microscopes (SRM) and Raman scattering. Hysteretic resistive switching behavior was observed in the samples that were studied with ON/OFF switching voltage equal to 8 - 10 V respectively. Simple empirical numerical simulation model, based on Deal-Grove model assumptions and mechanisms, for silver nanoclusters sulphidation process, was proposed.

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Belov, A. , Pyatilova, O. and Vorobiev, M. (2014) Synthesis of Ag/Ag2S Nanoclusters Resistive Switches for Memory Cells. Advances in Nanoparticles, 3, 1-4. doi: 10.4236/anp.2014.31001.


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