Development of Piezo smart materials and devices at NAL

Sahoo, B and Jaleel, VA and Panda, PK (2006) Development of Piezo smart materials and devices at NAL. In: National Seminar on Advances in Electroceramics (NSAE - 2006), 5-6 May 2006, Pune, India.

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Materials used for both sensing and actuation are known as smart materials. Ceramic materials such as Lead Zirconate Titanate (PZT) and Lead Magnesium Niobate (PMN) are widely used for various smart applications such as sensing and control of aero structures. PZTs are solid solutions of Lead Zirconate and lead Titanate. The piezo properties are maximum near Morphotropic Phase Boundary (MPB) and are further enhanced by addition of suitable depends such as La3+, Nb5+, Nd3+ etc. At NAL, PZT powders of high coefficient are prepared by wet-chemical route.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electroceramics;Piezo smart materials;Lead Zirconate Titanate (PZT);Morphotropic phase boundary
Subjects: CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Chemistry and Materials (General)
Depositing User: Ms. Alphones Mary
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2012 08:47
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2012 08:47

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