Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 42, Issue 14, pp 5470–5475 | Cite as

Electrical conduction and relaxation mechanism in Li2AlZr[PO4]3

  • T. Savitha
  • S. SelvasekarapandianEmail author
  • C. S. Ramya
  • M. S. Bhuvaneswari
  • P. C. Angelo


Li-ion electrolyte NASICON type Li2AlZr[PO4]3 has been prepared by Solid State Reaction method. Formation of the sample has been confirmed by XRD and TGA–DTA analysis. Electrical conductivity studies have been performed in the frequency range 42 Hz–5 MHz within the temperature range 523–623 K using aluminium as blocking electrodes. The conductivity has been found to be 1 × 10−5 S cm−1 at 623 K. Dielectric spectra show the decrease in dielectric constant with increase in frequency. Dielectric loss spectra reveal that dc conduction contribution predominates in the sample. Spectroscopic plots of complex modulus suggest the Non-Debye behaviour of the electrical relaxation within the temperature range studied.


Solid State Reaction Method Zirconium Phosphate Titanium Phosphate Dielectric Constant Decrease Lithium Zirconium 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Savitha
    • 1
  • S. Selvasekarapandian
    • 1
    Email author
  • C. S. Ramya
    • 1
  • M. S. Bhuvaneswari
    • 1
  • P. C. Angelo
    • 2
  1. 1.Solid State and Radiation Physics Laboratory, Department of PhysicsBharathiar UniversityCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Metallurgical EngineeringP.S.G. College of TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia

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