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      Strontium barium niobates; rare-earth dopants; pyroelectric properties; piezoelectric properties; microstructures

    • Abstract


      Rare-earth doped strontium barium niobates were synthesized using usual ceramic technique. The dopants are La, Ce, Gd, Sm and Nd. The materials were characterized by XRD and density measurements. The grain sizes were determined from SEM analysis. Lattice parameters changed uniformly with rare-earth dopants in unfilled structures. Density measurements and SEM analysis confirmed only minute changes in the densities of the ceramics.

    • Author Affiliations


      K Umakantham1 K Chandramouli1 G Nageswara Rao1 2 A Bhanumathi1

      1. Solid State Physics Laboratories, Department of Physics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam - 530 003, India
      2. Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam - 530 003, India
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