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      Phase transformation; thermal analysis; thermal properties; X-ray techniques.

    • Abstract

       

      Cerium-doped silver bismuth titanate—Ag0.5Bi0.5TiO3 (ABT) ceramics have been synthesized by the high-temperature solid-state reaction method. The structure and elemental examination of the prepared ceramic was analysed by X-ray diffraction (XRD), Fourier transform infrared, scanning electron microscopy and energydispersive spectroscopy. XRD analysis showed the presence of pyrochlore structure and secondary phase when more than 5 mol% cerium was added. The impact of temperature on cerium-doped silver bismuth titanate samples was analysed by differential thermal analysis and differential scanning calorimetry. Cerium doping caused the flaky morphology comparing with undoped sample. The homogeneity of all the samples was discussed in detail by diffuse reflectance spectrum. This is the first time the reflection process is analysed for the cerium-doped ABT system to the best of our knowledge.

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      S Supriya1 Antonio J Dos Santos-García1 F Fernández-Martinez1

      1. Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry and Industrial Design Department, E.T.S.I.D.I., Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Madrid 28012, Spain
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