Inorganic Materials

, Volume 53, Issue 5, pp 496–501 | Cite as

Solid-state synthesis of nanocrystalline BaZrO3 using mechanical activation

  • A. M. Kalinkin
  • K. V. Balyakin
  • E. V. Kalinkina
  • V. N. Nevedomskii


Nanocrystalline BaZrO3 has been prepared by solid-state reaction, using preliminary mechanical activation of a stoichiometric mixture of BaCO3 and ZrO2. The mechanical activation was performed in an AGO-2 centrifugal planetary mill for 10 min at a centrifugal factor of 40g. The effect of mechanical activation of the reactant mixture on the processes that take place during subsequent heating of the mixture has been studied using a combination of thermoanalytical techniques. The synthesized barium zirconate, with an average crystallite size from 50 to 100 nm, has been characterized by X-ray diffraction and scanning and transmission electron microscopy.


barium zirconate nanocrystalline state synthesis mechanical activation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Kalinkin
    • 1
  • K. V. Balyakin
    • 1
  • E. V. Kalinkina
    • 1
  • V. N. Nevedomskii
    • 2
  1. 1.Tananaev Institute of Chemistry and Technology of Rare Elements and Minerals, Kola Scientific CenterRussian Academy of SciencesApatity, Murmansk oblastRussia
  2. 2.Ioffe Physicotechnical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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