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Synthesis and Characterization of Sr1−xBaxBi2Ta2O9 Materials

  • R. E. Melgarejo (a1), M. S. Tomar (a1), P. S. Dobal (a2) and R. S. Katiyar (a2)

Abstract

Due to its endurance to ferroelectric fatigue, SrBi2Ta2O9 (SBT) has been extensively investigated. We report here the synthesis of Sr1−xBaxBi2Ta2O9 (x = 0.0, 0.1, 0.5, 1.0) using a solution-based route. The precursors used in this work were the salts of strontium, barium, bismuth, and tantalum ethoxide. X-ray diffraction and Raman spectroscopic studies indicated the formation of complete solid solution system for Sr1−xBaxBi2Ta2O9. This material system may provide interesting properties relevant to microwave tuning and ferroelectric memory applications, which are under investigation.

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Synthesis and Characterization of Sr1−xBaxBi2Ta2O9 Materials

  • R. E. Melgarejo (a1), M. S. Tomar (a1), P. S. Dobal (a2) and R. S. Katiyar (a2)

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