Low Temperature Synthesis of PbTiO3 Nanoparticles


Article Preview

PbTiO3 nano-sized powders were synthesized at 150oC by a new hydrothermal [denoted as sol-hydrothermal] method by using modified titanium tetra-n-butoxide and lead acetate as the precursors. Furthermore, tetragonal PbTi0.8O2.6 nano-sized powders were obtained by this method at 80oC. Compared with hydrothermal synthesis, the effect of temperature on the formation of products prepared by sol-hydrothermal was investigated. The characteristics of products were studied by XRD, TEM and SAXS. The results show sol-hydrothermal method choosing acetylacetonate-modified titanium tetra-n-butoxide and lead acetate to form a sol could obtain PbTiO3 in 120nm size and PbTi0.8O2.6 powders with average diameter of 30nm, and both of them are pure tetragonal phase. In addition, PbTi0.8O2.6 could be converted into PbTiO3 gradually after annealed at giving condition.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 475-479)

Main Theme:

Edited by:

Z.Y. Zhong, H. Saka, T.H. Kim, E.A. Holm, Y.F. Han and X.S. Xie




Y. J. Sun et al., "Low Temperature Synthesis of PbTiO3 Nanoparticles", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 475-479, pp. 3517-3520, 2005

Online since:

January 2005




[1] Yihuang Yu:. Ferroelectric and Piezoelectric Materials. (Sci. Pub. Press, China), (1978).

[2] Okuyama S, Kojima M and Hamakawa Y: Proc 13th Conf Solid Device, Japan 1982, p.450.

[3] K. Hayashi, A. Ando and Y. Sakabe: Applications of Ferroelectrics Vol 1(2000), p.289.

[4] Li Xing, Wei ping Ding and Yi Chen.: Funct. Mater. Vol 34 (2003), p.51.

[5] Seung-Boem Cho, Jun-Seok Noh, Malgorzata M. Lencka and Richard E. Riman: Journal of the European Ceramic Society Vol 23(2003), p.2323.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0955-2219(03)00085-2

[6] X. J. Tang, H. K. Guo and Q. F. Zhou: Nanostructured Materials Vol 10(1998), p.161.

[7] Xionghui ZENG, Yayan LIU, Xiuyan WANG, Wenchun YIN, Lan WANG and Hongxia GUO: Mater. Chem. Phys. Vol 77 (2002), p.209.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0254-0584(01)00558-2

[8] Kunshan YANG, Zhongju CHEN and HongXia MA: Func. Mater. Vol 29 (1998), p.79.

[9] Li Xiaobing, Tian Shi and Sun Yujing: Rare Met. Mat. and Engn. Vol. 33 (2004), p.79.

[10] Tian Shi, Sun Yujing, Li Xiaobing and Feng Jun: J. of Aero. Mat. Vol. 23 S. (2003), p.162.

[11] Humin Cheng, Jiming Ma and Zhengguo Zhao: Chem. Mater. Vol 6 (1993), p.1033.

[12] Li Xiaobing: Preparation, Structure and Properties of Poezoelectric Ceramics and Piezoelectric Composites (Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Doctor Dissertation, China, 2002).

Fetching data from Crossref.
This may take some time to load.