Synthesis and Structural Analysis of Co–Zn–Cd Ferrite by Williamson–Hall and Size–Strain Plot Methods

  • A. B. Kulkarni
  • S. N. Mathad


The work aimed at studying the structural properties of Cd-doped cobalt zinc ferrite (Co0.5Zn0.5Cd0.2Fe1.8O4) prepared by simple, low-cost solid-state reaction method and characterized by XRD techniques. The X-ray analysis confirms the formation of ferrite particles with a cubic spinel structure. Crystallite size D, lattice constant a, micro strain ε, X-ray density ΔX, dislocation density ρ D , hopping lengths (LA and LB), bond lengths (A–O and B–O), ionic radii (rA and rB), texture coefficients [TC(hkl)], and mechanical properties are also reported.


cadmium-doped cobalt zinc ferrite (Co0.5Zn0.5Cd0.2Fe1.8O4XRD texture coefficients dislocation density crystal strain 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsJain College of EngineeringBelagaviIndia
  2. 2.K.L.E. Institute of TechnologyHubballiIndia

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