Preparation and Characterization of Ca0.8Sr0.2ZrO3 Powders Prepared by Soft Chemical Route
Precursors of calcium strontium zirconate (Ca0.8Sr0.2ZrO3) were synthesized by oxalate coprecipitation method. TG-DTA was used to characterize the thermal decomposition behaviors of the precursors. The XRD results revealed that the powders crystallized as cubic Ca0.8Sr0.2ZrO3 with increasing heating temperature up to 1000°C. Calcium strontium zirconate ceramics were obtained under conventional sintering conditions by using the as-prepared Ca0.8Sr0.2ZrO3 powders. The SEM micrographs of the ceramics sintered at 1450oC exhibited narrow grain-size distribution with the average grain size around 0.7 4m. The dielectric properties showed that, dielectric constant of the Ca0.8Sr0.2ZrO3 was about 24.0 and dielectric loss was 0.002 at the frequency of 1GHz and the room temperature.
Wei Pan and Jianghong Gong
J. X. Lei et al., "Preparation and Characterization of Ca0.8Sr0.2ZrO3 Powders Prepared by Soft Chemical Route", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 336-338, pp. 968-970, 2007