Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 44, Issue 19, pp 5428–5440 | Cite as

Fabrication and characterization of perovskite ferroelectric PMN/PT ceramic nanocomposites

  • R. Wongmaneerung
  • R. Yimnirun
  • S. AnantaEmail author


The potential of a ceramic nanocomposite technique employing a simple bimodal particle size packing and a pressureless sintering process as a low-cost and simple ceramic processing to obtain perovskite ferroelectric ceramics in the PMN/PT system was demonstrated. Attention was focused on relationships between chemical composition, densification, microstructure, and electrical properties. It has been found that the phase formation, microstructures, and dielectric properties of ceramic nanocomposites are totally different from those of typical solid solutions.


Perovskite Dielectric Property BaTiO3 Dielectric Loss Tangent Pyrochlore Phase 



This work was supported by the National Nanotechnology Center (NANOTEC), NSTDA, the Thailand Research Fund (TRF), the Commission on Higher Education (CHE) and the Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics, Faculty of ScienceMaejo UniversityChiang MaiThailand
  2. 2.School of Physics, Institute of ScienceSuranaree University of TechnologyNakhon RatchasimaThailand
  3. 3.Department of Physics and Materials Science, Faculty of ScienceChiang Mai UniversityChiang MaiThailand

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