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Advances and Applications in Electroceramics II



Advances and Applications in Electroceramics II

K. M. Nair (Editor), Shashank Priya (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-27335-7 October 2012 256 Pages


With contributed papers from the 2011 Materials Science & Technology symposia, this is a useful one-stop resource for understanding the most important issues in the advances and applications of electroceramics. Logically organized and carefully selected, the articles cover the themes of the symposia: Magnetoelectric Multiferroic Thin Films and Multilayers; Dielectric Ceramic Materials and Electronic Devices; and Multifunctional Oxide. An essential reference for government labs and academics in mechanical and chemical engineering, materials and or ceramics, and chemistry.

Preface ix


Dielectric ll-VI and IV-VI Metal Chalcogenide Thin Films in Silver Coated Hollow Glass Waveguides (HGWS) for Infrared Spectroscopy and Laser Delivery 3
Carlos M. Bledt, Daniel V. Kopp, and James A. Harrington

Dielectric Properties of Chemically Bonded Phosphate Ceramics Fabricated with Wollastonite Powders 13
H. A. Colorado, A. Wong, and J. M. Yang

Equivalent Circuit Modeling of Core-Shell Structured Ceramic Materials 23
Andreja Eräte, Barbara Malic, Brigita Ku2nik, Marija Kosec, and Vid Bobnar

Bi2Te3 and Bi2Te3.xSx for Thermoelectric Applications 31
W. Wong-Ng, N. Lowhorn, J. Martin, P. Zavalij, H. Joress, Q. Huang, Y. Yan, A. N. Mansour, E. L. Thomas, J. Yang, and M. L Green

Optimized Sputtering Parameters for ITO Thin Films of High Conductivity and Transparency 43
Jihoon Jung and Ruyan Guo

Simulation of Enhanced Optical Transmission in Piezoelctric Materials 55
Robert Mclntosh, Amar S. Bhalla, and Ruyan Guo

Evolution of Microstructure Due to Additives and Processing 65
N. B. Singh, A. Berghmans, D. Knuteson, J. Talvacchio, D. Kahler, M. House, B. Schreib, B. Wagner, and M. King

Comparison of the Electrical Behavior of AIN-on-Diamond and AIN-on-Si MIS Rectifying Structures 77
N. Govindaraju, D. Das, R. N. Singh, and P. B. Kosel

Effect of Nanocrystalline Diamond Deposition Conditions on Si MOSFET Device Characteristics 87
N. Govindaraju, P. B. Kosel, and R. N. Singh

Study of the Diffusion from Melted Erbium Salt as the Surface-Modifying Technique for Localized Erbium Doping into Various Cuts of Lithium Niobate 95
Jakub Cajzl, Pavla Nekvindova, Blanka Svecova, Jarmila Spirkova, Anna Mackova, Petr Malinsky, Jiri Vacik, Jiri Oswald, and Andreas Kolitsch

Acoustic Wave Velocities Measurement on Piezoelecrtic Ceramics to Evaluate Young's Modulus and Poisson's Ratio for Realization of High Piezoelectricity 105
Toshio Ogawa and Takayuki Nishina

Long-Term and Light Stimulated Evolution of Semiconductor Properties 113
Sergei Pyshkin, John Ballato, George Chumanov, Donald VanDerveer, and Raisa Zhitaru

Porosification of CaO-B203-Si02 Glass-Ceramics by Selective Etching for Super-Low k LTCC 125
F. Yuan, Y. T. Shi, J. E. Mu, Z. X. He, J. H. Guo, and Y. Cao

Mechanochemical Behavior of BaNd2Ti4012 Powder in Ball Milling for High k Microwave Applications 135
J. E. Mu, Y. T. Shi, F. Yuan, and J. Liu

Evaluation of Electroactive Polymer (EAP) Concept to Enhance Respirator Facial Seal 147
Mark Stasik, Jay Sayre, Rachel Thurston, Wes Childers, Aaron Richardson, Megan Moore, and Paul Gardner

Effect of Spark Plasma Sintering on the Dielectric Behavior of Barium Titanate Nanoparticles 161
T. Sundararajan, S. Balasivanandha Prabu, and S. Manisha Vidyavathy

Relationship between Ordering Ratio and Microwave Q Factor on Indialite/Cordierite Glass Ceramics 167
Hitoshi Ohsato, Jeong-Seog Kim, Ye-Ji Lee, Chae-ll Cheon, Ki-Woong Chae, and Isao Kagomiya

Dielectric Properties of Nb-Rich Potassium Lithium Tantalate Niobate Single Crystals 179
Jun Li, Yang Li, Zhongxiang Zhou, Ruyan Guo, and Amar Bhalla

Electrical Properties of Calcium Titanate:Hydroxyapatite Composites 191
Madhuparna Pal, A. K. Dubey, B. Basu, R. Guo, and A. Bhalla

The Influence of Consolidation Parameters on Grain Contact Surfaces BaTi03-Ceramics 199
Vojislav V. Mitic, Vladimir B. Pavlovic, Vesna Paunovic, Miroslav Miljkovic, Jelena Nedin, and Milan Dukic


Ferroic and Structural Investigations in Rare Earth Modified TbMn03 Ceramics 209
G. S. Dias, R. A. M. Gotardo, I. A. Santos, L. F. Cotica, and J. A. Eiras, D. Garcia

HR-TEM Investigations in BiFe03-PbTi03 Multifunctional Ceramics 215
V. F. Freitas, F. R. Estrada, G. S. Dias, L F. Cotica, I. A. Santos, D. Garcia and J. A. Eiras


Modified Pechini Synthesis of La Doped Hexaferrite Co2Z with High Permeability 223
Lang Qin, Nahien Sharif, Lanlin Zhang, John Volakis, and Henk Verweij

Zinc Oxide (ZnO) and Bandgap Engineering for Photoeiectrochemical Splitting of Water to Produce Hydrogen 231
Sudhakar Shet, Yanfa Yan, Heli Wang, Nuggehalli Ravindra, John Turner, and Mowafak Al-Jassim

Investigation of ZnO:N and ZnO:(AI,N) Films for Solar Driven Hydrogen Production 237
Sudhakar Shet, Yanfa Yan, Nuggehalli Ravindra, Heli Wang, John Turner, and Mowafak Al-Jassim

Author Index 243