Structural and dielectric properties of Pb(1−x)(Na0.5Sm0.5) x TiO3 ceramics

  • Arun Kumar Yadav
  • Anita
  • Sunil Kumar
  • V. Raghavendra Reddy
  • Parasharam M. Shirage
  • Sajal Biring
  • Somaditya Sen


A correlation between structure and vibrational properties related to a ferroelectric to paraelectric phase transition in perovskite Pb(1−x)(Na0.5Sm0.5) x TiO3 (0 ≤ x ≤ 0.5) (PNST-x) polycrystalline powders is discussed. Substitution leads to reduction of tetragonality which is associated with a shift of the phase transition to lower temperatures. The nature of the phase transition gets diffused with increasing substitution.


Perovskite Tolerance Factor Diffuse Phase Transition Paraelectric Phase Transition Average Ionic Radius 
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One of the authors Arun Kumar Yadav is grateful to the university Grants Commission to award me fellowship (NFO-2015-17-OBC-UTT-28455).Principle investigator expresses sincere thanks to Indian Institute of Technology, Indore for funding the research and also using the Sophisticated Instrument Centre (SIC) for the research. The authors thank to Mr. Rituraj Sharma for providing the HR Raman facility in IISER Bhopal.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arun Kumar Yadav
    • 1
  • Anita
    • 1
  • Sunil Kumar
    • 1
  • V. Raghavendra Reddy
    • 3
  • Parasharam M. Shirage
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sajal Biring
    • 4
  • Somaditya Sen
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Discipline of Metallurgy Engineering and Materials ScienceIndian Institute of TechnologyIndoreIndia
  2. 2.Discipline of PhysicsIndian Institute of TechnologyIndoreIndia
  3. 3.UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, University CampusIndoreIndia
  4. 4.Electronic EngineeringMing Chi University of TechnologyNew Taipei CityTaiwan

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