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Effect of modifiers on the barium niobate-calcium ceramics structure

O.S. Guseva1, O.V. Malyshkina2, A.S. Mitchenko2

1 Tver State Medical University
2 Tver State University

DOI: 10.26456/pcascnn/2022.14.572

Original article

Abstract: In this work, the ceramic samples Са0,3Ba0,7Nb2O6 pure and with modifying additives (5%) SrTiO3, KTaO3 or LiTaO3 were obtained by solid-phase synthesis. All studied compositions of ceramics revealed the presence of large and small grains. It is shown that the addition of LiTaO3 to the composition of Са0,3Ba0,7Nb2O6 ceramics reduces the grain size by an order of magnitude, while the addition of SrTiO3 leads to an elongation of the grain shape. Based on the analysis of the elemental composition, it was found that the introduction of modifiers into the composition of Са0,3Ba0,7Nb2Oreduces the excess of oxygen in the structure of tetragonal tungsten bronze, compared to unmodified Са0,3Ba0,7Nb2O6 ceramics. The maximum on the temperature dependence of the permittivity is practically independent of the type of modifier and is located in the range of 279-285°C. This is 60 degrees higher than the Curie temperature of the Са0,3Ba0,7Nb2O6 single crystal. Regardless of the measurement temperature, Са0,3Ba0,7Nb2O6 + 5%SrTiO3 material has the maximum value of the permittivity. Whereas the minimum value of the permittivity at room temperature has the Са0,3Ba0,7Nb2O6 + 5%LiTaO3 sample, and at the Curie point, the Са0,3Ba0,7Nb2O6 sample.

Keywords: piezoelectric ceramics, barium-calcium niobate, lead-free materials, modifiers, grain structure, permittivity

  • Olga S. Guseva – Senior Lecturer, Medical Biophysics Department, Tver State Medical University
  • Olga V. Malyshkina – Dr. Sc., Full Professor, Professor, Department of Computer Security and Mathematical Control Methods, Tver State University
  • Artem S. Mitchenko – 1st year master's student, Tver State University


Guseva, O.S. Effect of modifiers on the barium niobate-calcium ceramics structure / O.S. Guseva, O.V. Malyshkina, A.S. Mitchenko // Physical and chemical aspects of the study of clusters, nanostructures and nanomaterials. — 2022. — I. 14. — P. 572-582. DOI: 10.26456/pcascnn/2022.14.572. (In Russian).

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