Piezoelectric properties of samarium-modified lead titanate/polymer 0-3 composites

Rong Zeng, Kin Wing Kwok, Bernd Ploss, Helen Lai Wah Chan, Chung Loong Choy, Han Ming Zeng

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Composites containing 30 volume % of samarium-modified lead titanate (PST) powder dispersed in a vinylidene fluoridetrifluoroethylene copolymer [P(VDF-TrFE)] matrix were prepared. The PST powders had been prepared using a sol-gel process and annealed at 600°C, 900°C, 1000°C and 1200°C, respectively. The crystallite diameters of the powders were about 70 nm, 139 nm, 417 nm and 1 m, respectively. The PST phase of the composites was polarized under various dc electric fields for 2 h at 60°C and 120°C, respectively. The piezoelectric and dielectric properties of the composites were investigated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-56
Number of pages6
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2001
Event3rd Asian Meeting on Ferroelectrics, AMF-3 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 12 Dec 200015 Dec 2000


  • 0-3 Composites
  • P(VDF-TrFE)
  • piezoelectric coefficients
  • PST
  • PT

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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