The Study of the evolution of certain electrical properties of a carboxymethyl cellulose by irradiating it and adding different concentrations of materials at different temperatures



Current density , Electric field , Activation energy , Irradiation, Nanoparticles


       There are two parts to this manuscript. In the first part, thin films were prepared by doping carboxymethyl cellulose with Polyanionic cellulose low viscosity, with a concentration of 73% CMCHV and 27% PACLV, then CMC HV/PAC LV thin films were exposed to different X-ray photon doses (0, 200, 400, 600, and 800 cGy). But second Part were prepared the thin films by dissolving 8 g of CMCHV in 50 ml of distilled water, then adding NaCl and ZnONPs in concentrations (0.00, 11, 20, 27, 33 and 38%). The intensity of the direct current I was measured for all samples by changing the potential difference V at different temperatures (T). 

     The measurement results of all samples studied in this research indicate that the conductivity and current density increase with an increase in the X-ray photon doses in the irradiated samples or with an increase in the concentrations of NaCl, ZnOPNs and also increases with increasing temperature, but the conductivity and current density increase more when NaCl is added than when ZnO PNs are added. By using these results, several areas can benefit, such as industry, scientific research, etc.


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N. Ali, “The Study of the evolution of certain electrical properties of a carboxymethyl cellulose by irradiating it and adding different concentrations of materials at different temperatures”, International Journal of Engineering and Applied Physics, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 994–1003, Jun. 2024.