Neutron diffraction studies of Pb(ZrxTi1-x)O3 ceramics

Johannes Frantti, Jyrki Lappalainen, Sten Eriksson, Vilho Lantto, Shigeru Nishio, Masato Kakihana, Sergey Ivanov, Håkan Rundlöf

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Neutron diffraction studies of lead zirconate titanate Pb(ZrxTi1-x)O3 (PZT) powders, 0.20 ≤ x ≤ 0.54, were carried out at 10 K and 297 K. The phase transition predicted by our earlier Raman observations (J. Frantti, J. Lappalainen, V. Lantto, S. Nishio and M. Kakihana: Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 38 (1999) 5679) was confirmed. The importance of the A- and B-cation displacements in structural changes as a function of Zr content is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5697-5703
Number of pages7
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1: Regular Papers and Short Notes and Review Papers
Issue number9 B
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Sep
Externally publishedYes

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