Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics

, Volume 29, Issue 22, pp 18978–18988 | Cite as

Dielectric loss models, relaxor behavior and high ferroelectric properties of BCZTS-xST ceramics

  • Fangfang Zeng
  • Qibin LiuEmail author
  • Yuanyu Wang
  • Shiqiang Peng
  • An Xue
  • Enpei Cai


In the work, the preparation technology of SrTiO3 is carefully investigated. The (Ba0.85Ca0.15)(Zr0.08Ti0.9Sn0.02)O3-SrTiO3 piezoelectric ceramics are successfully synthesized by conventional solid-state reaction method, and the microstructure, ferroelectric and dielectric properties are studied in detail. The excellent ferroelectric properties are obtained when x = 20 wt.% (Pr and Ec are 11.67 µC/cm2 and 2.06 kV/mm, respectively). In addition, the Curie temperature is 114 °C at x = 5 wt.%. The dielectric permittivity εr, dielectric loss tanδ and relaxor behavior are investigated in the work. In particular, two dielectric loss peaks, Model A and Model B, are systematically discussed.



The work is supported by High-level innovative talents plan of Guizhou province (no. (2015)4009) and specialized funds from industry and information technology department of Guizhou province (no. 201056). This work was also supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Project no. 51602066.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Material and MetallurgyGuizhou UniversityGuiyangPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Key Laboratory for Material Structure and Strength of Guizhou ProvinceGuiyangPeople’s Republic of China

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