Conductivity, Dielectric and Impedance Property Analysis of Y1–XLaxCrO3 Nanoparticles

  • R. SinhaEmail author
  • S. Basu
  • A. K. Meikap
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 11)


Perovskite-type La-doped Yttrium Chromite (Y1–XLaxCrO3) nanoparticles are prepared via sol–gel method. The formation of the compound is confirmed by X-ray diffraction (XRD) technique. Particle sizes are calculated by Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) measurements. Electrical DC conductivity is studied. DC conductivity analysis shows that all the samples have semiconducting behavior. Dc activation energy decreases when the lanthanum doping content is increased. The dielectric properties of all the samples are studied within the temperature range 298–523 K and in the frequency range 20–1 MHz. Impedance (AC) analysis suggests that the assistance of grain boundary governs over the grain.


Nanoparticles Electrical conductivity Dielectric properties Impedance analysis 



Authors are very much grateful to DAE-BRNS, Government of India and the Centre of Excellence, TEQIP-II, NIT Durgapur for the help in research work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsAsansol Engineering CollegeAsansolIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsNIT DurgapurDurgapurIndia

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