Microstructural and Photocatalytic Performance of BaZrxTi1−xO3 Ceramics

  • Umesh Mishra
  • K. S. Srikanth
  • Shrikant Vidya
  • Spandan Shukla
  • Parveen
  • Savant Maurya
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 174)


In this study, the effect of zirconium addition of (BaZrxTi1−xO3) on microstructural, dielectric and photocatalytic characteristic level has structure composition x = 0–0.15 in detail. All photocatalytic experiments show that the synthesized catalysts had a high photocatalytic activity with Zr addition toward synthetic dye MO under visible light improving the photocatalytic production rate because the band gap shifts toward visible region with increase in x. The ferroelectricity of the samples was done by PE loops, and all samples exhibited well-saturated hysteresis loops. The dielectric measurements indicate the decrease of phase transition temperature from 393 K to near room temperature which is beneficial for many dielectric applications.


Photocatalysis Dielectric Ferroelectric 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Umesh Mishra
    • 1
  • K. S. Srikanth
    • 1
  • Shrikant Vidya
    • 1
  • Spandan Shukla
    • 1
  • Parveen
    • 1
  • Savant Maurya
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringGalgotias UniversityGreater NoidaIndia

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