Amorphous Grain Boundary Phases in Ferrimagnetic (Mn, Zn)Fe2O4 and Ferroelectric PZT Ceramics

  • Raja K. Mishra
  • Edward K. Goo
  • Gareth Thomas
Part of the Materials Science Research book series (MSR, volume 14)


Thin intergranular amorphous phases in (Mn, Zn)Fe9O4, and Pb(Zr.52 Ti.48)O3 ceramics have been studied using electron microscopy and microanalysis. The Ca-rich amorphous phase in (Mn, Zn) Fe2O4 affects the magnetic permeability, and the Pb-rich amorphous phase is shown to affect the poling in PZT.


Boundary Phase Amorphous Phase Piezoelectric Property Intergranular Phase Conventional Sinter Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raja K. Mishra
    • 1
  • Edward K. Goo
    • 1
    • 2
  • Gareth Thomas
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Materials Science and Mineral Engineering and Materials & Molecular Research Division, Lawrence Berkeley LaboratoryUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.Fairchild SemiconductorPalo AltoUSA

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