Dielectric, optical, and multiferroic properties of Co-doped SrBi2Nb1.8Fe0.2O9 ceramics

  • Yu Shi
  • Yongping PuEmail author
  • Jingwei Li
  • Wen Wang
  • Ruike Shi
  • Mengdie Yang
  • Xu Guo
  • Xiaoying Wang
  • Jiamin Ji
  • Xin Peng
  • Qianwen Zhang
  • Linghua GuoEmail author


SrBi2Nb1.8−xCoxFe0.2O9 (SBCFN, x = 0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3 and 0.4) ceramic samples were fabricated by traditional solid-state reaction. Structure was detected by XRD and SEM, which demonstrated that all samples showed pure orthorhombic Aurivillius structure and the plate-like grains were observed. The morphology gradually disappeared with Co ions doping. Relaxation peak in low-temperature region of Co-doped samples was discussed in dielectric spectra. Besides, the decrease in resistance induced by the motion of first ionized oxygen vacancies was revealed by fitted Arrhenius curves and supported by Correlated Barrier Hopping conduction model. The contribution of leakage current in P–E loops was observed. The optimum magnetic property was obtained when the molar ratio of Fe3+ and Co3+ is 1:1, which is attributed to introduction of double exchange interaction (Fe–O–Co). At the same time, the Eg was narrowed due to hybridization and lattice distortion, which was coincident with the result of resistance.



This work was financed by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (51872175) and the International Cooperation Projects of Shaanxi Province (2018KW-027).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shaanxi Key Laboratory of Green Preparation and Functionalization for Inorganic MaterialsShaanxi University of Science and TechnologyXi’anPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.College of Bioresources Chemical and Materials EngineeringShaanxi University of Science & TechnologyXi’anPeople’s Republic of China

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