Inorganic Materials

, Volume 42, Issue 2, pp 189–195 | Cite as

Properties of aurivillius phases in the Bi4Ti3O12-BiFeO3 system

  • N. A. Lomanova
  • M. I. Morozov
  • V. L. Ugolkov
  • V. V. Gusarov


A number of new Bim+1Fem−3TiO3m+3 compounds with integer and fractional m values are identified in the Bi4Ti3O12-BiFeO3 system. All of the compounds are shown to have Aurivillius-type structures. The phase-transition and decomposition temperatures of the new and earlier known compounds of the Bi4Ti3O12-BiFeO3 system are determined. The linear thermal expansion coefficients of the synthesized compounds are evaluated using dilatometry, and their sintering onset temperatures are determined.


Inorganic Chemistry Thermal Expansion Expansion Coefficient Thermal Expansion Coefficient Decomposition Temperature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. A. Lomanova
    • 1
  • M. I. Morozov
    • 1
  • V. L. Ugolkov
    • 1
  • V. V. Gusarov
    • 1
  1. 1.Grebenschikov Institute of Silicate ChemistryRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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