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      Perovskite; XRD; SEM; CIS technique; AC conductivity; impedance.

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      Perovskite (PVSK) has been considered as a promising material for electrochemical energy storage devices. In this paper, the conduction mechanism of rare earth europium-doped perovskite material, ${Pb_{1-x}Eu_x (Zr_{0.60}Ti_{0.40})_{1-x/4}O_3}$ as an electrode material for solar cell as well as supercapacitor has been studied. The structural and electrical properties were studied at room temperature for different compositions of Eu-doped PVSK, $x$ = 0.00, 0.03, 0.06 and 0.09. Europiumdoped PVSK was prepared via solid-state technique in the higher range of temperature. Structural and surface morphologies were done by X-ray diffraction and SEM. The electrical property has been studied via CIS technique at different frequencies. Study of ac conductivity and impedance analysis affirms PVSK as a potential material for the electrode of photo supercapacitor, a device which helps in the conversion of light energy into electrical and which also helps in energy storage mechanism.

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      1. Department of Physics, Graduate School College for Women, Kolhan University, Jamshedpur 831001, India
      2. Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur 831014, India
      3. Department of Physics, ARSD College, University of Delhi, New Delhi 110021, India
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