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Subcoercive Cyclic Electrical Loading of Lead Zirconate Titanate Ceramics II: Time-Resolved X-Ray Diffraction

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Structural changes such as non-180° domain wall motion and lattice strains in Pb(Zr,Ti)O3 ceramics are measured during the application of subcoercive cyclic electric fields using time-resolved high-energy X-ray diffraction with a stroboscopic data collection technique. The contributions to the electric-field-induced strains from non-180° domain wall motion and lattice distortions are determined as a function of material composition and type of dopant. For the different compositions studied, the largest strains due to non-180° domain wall motion are measured for La-doped tetragonal ceramics with a composition close to the morphotropic phase boundary. It is further observed that strain contributions from both non-180° domain wall motion and lattice distortions can be nonlinear with respect to the applied electric field. The correlation between the electric-field-induced structural changes and the macroscopic piezoelectric properties is discussed.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA 2: European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), 38043 Grenoble, France

Publication date: October 1, 2009

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