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Title: Investigations on the piezoelectric and structural properties of samarium-doped lead zirconate titanate ceramics
Authors: C Pramila
Goel, T C
Pillai, P K C
Keywords: lead zirconate titanate
piezoelectric
rhombohedral and tetragonal phases
Issue Date: 1994
Citation: Materials Science and Engineering B, 26(1), 25-28p.
Abstract: Lead zirconate titanate (PZT) (Zr/Ti = 65/35) ceramics were doped with various atomic percentages of samarium (Sm) and their piezoelectric and structural properties were studied. There is a significant improvement in the piezoelectric figure of merit (dhgh) of PZT when SM3+ is introduced into the A sites. PZT containing 4 at.% Sm shows a figure of merit of about 1400. The structural studies performed on the samples indicate that this composition shows a coexistence of rhombohedral and tetragonal phases.
URI: http://eprint.iitd.ac.in/dspace/handle/2074/2311
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