Crystal structure and microwave dielectric properties of La(Mg1/2Ti1/2)O3 ceramics

Dong Yoon Lee, Seok Jin Yoon, Jae Hyun Yeo, Sahn Nahm, Jong Hoo Paik, Keum Chan Whang, Byung Guk Ahn

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The temperature stability and the Q-value of microwave ceramics are largely affected by the crystal structure. La(Mg1/2Ti1/2)O3 (LMT) has the 1:1 ordered monoclinic crystal structure with the lattice parameters of a = 5.5467 angstroms, b = 5.5616 angstroms, c = 7.8426 angstroms and β = 89.9589°. The spacegroup of the ceramic material is P21/n. Monoclinic LMT is distorted by in-phase and anti-phase tilting of octahedra with the a-a-c+ tilting system. An anti-parallel shift of A-site cations is also found in LMT. The relative density of the specimens sintered above 1600 °C ranged between 95% and 96% of the theoretical density and the dielectric constant of the specimens is about 28.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-134
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Materials Science Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2000

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