Structural and electrical properties of Barium Titanate (BaTiO3) and Neodymium doped BaTiO3 (Ba0.995Nd0.005TiO3)
School of Microelectronics Engineering, University Malaysia Perlis, 02600, Arau, Perlis, Malaysia
2 School of Materials Engineering, University Malaysia Perlis, 01000, kangar, Perlis, Malaysia
3 COE Frontier Material Research Centre, School of Material Engineering, University Malaysia Perlis, 01000, Perlis, Malaysia
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Published online: 22 November 2017
Barium titanate (BaTiO3) and Neodymium (Nd) doped BaTiO3 with composition Ba0.995Nd0.005TiO3 were prepared using conventional solid state reaction method to study the dielectric properties of materials. Pure phase samples were found at final heating temperature of 1400°C for overnight. X-ray diffraction analysis reveals the changes in the lattice parameter and unit cell volume of the pure perovskite tetragonal structure with space group (P4mm). Electrical analysis is carried out to investigate the dielectric properties, conductivity behaviour and dielectric loss of BaTiO3 and Ba0.995Nd0.005TiO3. Ba0.995Nd0.005TiO3 have a broaden dielectric peaks with high permittivity of 8000 and reasonably low loss tan δ which is about 0.004 (1 kHz).
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