Novel Ceramic Materials, Chapter 4

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Effects of Cations Substitution on Structural and Magnetic Properties of LaCrO3 Ceramic Perovskites

N. Thenmozhi, R. Saravanan, Yen-Pei Fu

The co-doped lanthanum chromite (La0.8Ca0.2)(Cr0.9Co0.1)O3 was synthesized using the solid state reaction technique. The sample has been characterized by X-ray diffraction for a structural and charge density analysis. The sample was analyzed by UV-visible spectrometry for optical properties and scanning electron microscopy for surface morphology. Further, the sample was also investigated by the vibrating sample magnetometry for its magnetic properties. XRD data show that the grown sample is orthorhombic in structure with a single phase. The UV absorption spectra gives the energy band gap of the sample as 2.4450 eV. The M-H curve obtained from VSM measurements exhibit weak ferromagnetism of the grown sample.

Keywords
X-Ray Diffraction, Ceramics, Charge Density, Magnetic Property, Scanning Electron Microscopy

Published online 6/1/2016, 15 pages

DOI: 10.21741/9781945291036-4

Part of Novel Ceramic Materials

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