Preparation and electrical properties of KCa2-xLaxNb3O10

Daisuke Hamada, Masahiko Machida, Yoshiyuki Sugahara, Kazuyuki Kuroda

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    Electron-doped layered perovskite KCa2-xLaxNb3O10 was prepared from KNbO3, Nb2O5, Nb, La2O3 and KCa2Nb3O10 at 1200°C for 10 h under Ar. Essentially single-phase KCa2-xLaxNb3O10 with plate-like morphology was obtained with 0≤x≤0.3, and lattice parameters increased with increasing x. All the La-doped products showed semiconducting behaviour. Linear (log ρ)-T relationships were clearly observed, but the resistivity behaviour deviates from the linear relationship at lower temperatures. A possible conduction mechanism is discussed.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)69-72
    Number of pages4
    JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 1996 Jan


    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
    • Materials Chemistry
    • Materials Science(all)

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