Structural and Electronic Properties of Pseudobrookite
Nikolić, Maria Vesna
Aleksić, Obrad S.
Luković, Miloljub D.
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Starting powders of TiO2 (anatase) and Fe2O3 (hematite) were mixed in the molar ratio 1:1. Pseudobrookite powder was obtained by a combined milling/calcination procedure. Particle size distribution was analyzed on a laser particle size analyzer and correlated with XRD and SEM analysis. The band gap was determined using UV/Vis spectroscopy. Green samples were sintered in a dilatometer and at 1000oC for 2h in air. Thermal diffusivity was determined from photoacoustic measurements. Electrical conductivity measurements were performed. The aim was to obtain pseudobrookite with properties suitable for polymer paste for thick films to be applied as gas sensors.
Keywords:pseudobrookite powders / electronic properties / milling / calcination
Source:Programme and the Book of Abstracts / 3rd Conference of the Serbian Society for Ceramic Materials, 3CSCS-2015, June 15-17, 2015, Belgrade, Serbia, 2015, 98-99
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