Investigation of Structural, SEM, TEM and Dielectric Properties of BaTiO3 nanoparticles

Authors Suresh Sagadevan1, Jiban Podder2

1 Department of Physics, AMET University, Kanathur, Chennai 603112, India

2 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A9, Canada

Issue Volume 7, Year 2015, Number 4
Dates Received 04 September 2015; published online 10 December 2015
Citation Suresh Sagadevan, Jiban Podder, J. Nano- Electron. Phys. 7 No 4, 04008 (2015)
PACS Number(s) 61.46.Df, 68.37.Lp
Keywords BaTiO3 nanoparticles, XRD (92) , UV analysis, Dielectric studies and AC conductivity.
Annotation BaTiO3 nanoparticles were prepared by solvothermal method. The X-ray diffraction (XRD) analysis was used to study the structure and crystallite size of BaTiO3 nanoparticles. The morphology and the size of the BaTiO3 nanoparticles were characterized using scanning and transmission electron microscopy (SEM and TEM). The optical properties were studied using the UV-Visible spectrum in the wavelength range of 300-800 nm. The dielectric properties of BaTiO3 nanoparticles were studied for different frequencies and different temperatures. The AC electrical conductivity study revealed that the conduction depended both on the frequency and the temperature.

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