Investigation of the properties of Ce dopant titanate ceramics prepared by sol-gel method

  • 1 Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Metal Science, Equipment and Technologies with Hydro and Aerodynamics Centre “Acad. A. Balevski”, Bulgaria,


The research in this article focuses on the synthesis of Ce donated BaTiO3 needed to make a target for magnetron sputtering. Synthesis is BaTiO3 by sol-gel method with a certain concentration of a modifying additive of Ce. The process of the sol-gel method is considered and the obtained results are characterized. Additional termal treatment of the obtained samples was performed at TOC = 900OC in a muffle furnace in Ar / H2 medium and in a laboratory furnace in air. Physicochemical methods by XRD analysis and Raman spectroscopy were used to characterize the results obtained



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