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Advances and Applications in Electroceramics



Advances and Applications in Electroceramics

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

ISBN: 978-1-118-14445-9 August 2011 270 Pages

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This book contains 26 papers from the Magnetoelectric Multiferroic Thin Films and Multilayers; Dielectric Ceramic Materials and Electronic Devices; Recent Developments in High-Temperature Superconductivity; and Multifunctional Oxides symposia held during the 2010 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T'10) meeting, October 17-21, 2010, Houston, Texas. Topics include: Properties; Structures; Synthesis; Characterization; Device Applications; Multiferroics and Magnetoelectrics; YBCO Pinning Methods and Properties; YBCO Processing and Reliability Related Issues; New Superconductors and MgB2.
Preface ix


Numerical Simulations of a Back Grinding Process for Silicon Wafers 3
A. H. Abdelnaby, G. P. Potirniche, F. Barlow, B. Poulsen, A. Elshabini, R. Parker, and T. Jiang

Sol-Gel Processing of Single Phase BiFeO3 Ceramics: A Structural, Microstructural, Dielectric, and Ferroelectric Study 13
L. F. Cótica, P. V. Sochodolak, V. F. Freitas, I. A. Santos, D. Garcia, and J. A. Eiras

Electro Ceramic Properties of Porous Silicon Thin Films on P-Type Crystalline Silicon 19
Faruk Fonthal

Tape Cast Dielectric Composites Produced with Camphene as a Freezing Medium 25
E. P. Gorzkowski, M.-J. Pan, and B. A. Bender

Electronic Transfer between Low-Dimensional Nanosystems 33
Karel Krai

Combined Dilatometer-Mass Spectrometer Analysis of the Sintering of Barium Titanate 41
Murray A. Moss and Stephen J. Lombardo

Effect of DC Poling Field on Ferroelectric Properties in Alkali Bismuth Titanate Lead-Free Ceramics 49
Toshio Ogawa, Takayuki Nishina, Masahito Furukawa, and Takeo Tsukada

Multifunctional Nature of Modified Iron Titanates and Their Potential Applications 61
R. K. Pandey, P. Padmini, P. Kale, J. Dou, C. Lohn, R. Schad, R. Wilkins, and W. Geerts

Long-Term Convergence of Bulk- and Nano-Crystal Properties 77
Sergei L. Pyshkin and John M. Ballato

Influence of Magnetic Flux Density and Sintering Process on the Oriented Structure of C-Axis-Oriented Sr2NaNb5O15 Piezoelectric Ceramics 91
Satoshi Tanaka, Takuma Takahashi, Tomoko Kawase, Ryoichi Furushima, Hiroyuki Shimizu, Yutaka Doshida, and Keizo Uematsu

Sintering of Defect-Free BaTi0.975Sn0.025O3/BaTi0.85Sn0.15O3 Functionally Graded Materials 97
S. Markovicand D. Uskokovic

Applications of High-Throughput Screening Tools for Thermoelectric Materials 107
W. Wong-Ng, H. Joress, J. Martin, Y. Yan, J. Yang, M. Otani, E. L. Thomas, M. L. Green, and J. Hattrick-Simpers


Altering Self-Assembly of Second Phase Additions in YBa2Cu3O7-x for Pinning Enhancement 119
Francisco J. Baca, Paul N. Barnes, Timothy J. Haugan, Jack L. Burke, C. V. Varanasi, Rose L. Emergo, and Judy Z. Wu

Electrical Properties of Hg0.8TI0.2Ba2Can-1CunO2n+2delta for (n=1-5) HTSC System 129
Ghazala Y. Hermiz and Ebtisam Kh AL-Beyaty

Electrodeposited Ag-Stabilization Layer for High Temperature Superconducting Coated Conductors 137
Raghu N. Bhattacharya, Jonathan Mann, Yunfei Qiao, Yue Zhang, and Venkat Selvamanickam

The Combined Influence of SiC and Rare-Earth Oxides Doping on Superconducting Properties of MgB2 Wires 145
Hui Fang, Brenden Wiggins, and Gan Liang

Fabrication of GdBCO Coated Conductors on Gad-Type Textured Metal Substrates for HTS Cables 155
Kazuya Ohmatsu, Kenji Abiru, Yoshihiro Honda, Yuki Shingai, and Masaya Konishi

Characteristics of Superconducting YBCO Phase Formation through Auto Combustion Citrate-Nitrate Sol-Gel 163
Hassan Sheikh, Ebrahim Paimozd, AN Sharbati, and Sedigheh Sheikh

Chemical Interactions of the Ba2YCu3O6+x Superconductor with Coated Conductor Buffer Layers 173
W. Wong-Ng, Z. Yang, G. Liu, Q. Huang, L. P. Cook, S. Diwanji, C. Lucas, M-H. Jang, and J. A. Kaduk

Chemical Tailoring of Electronic Doping in Y1-xGdxBa1.9Sr0.1Cu3O7-delta High Tc Superconductors 187
M. M. Abbas, M. N. Makadsi, and E.K. Al-Shakarchi

Processing-Property Relations for Y1-xGdxBa2Cu3O7-delta High Tc Superconductors 195
Matti N. Makadsi, Emad K. Al-Shakarchi, and Muña M. Abbas


Finite-Size Effects in Nanoscaled Multiferroics 211
J. J. Heremans, J. Zhong, R. Varghese, G. T. Yee, and S. Priya

Functionally Graded Piezomagnetic and Piezoelectric Bilayers for Magnetic Field Sensors: Magnetoelectric Interactions at Low-Frequencies and at Bending Modes 223
S. K. Mandal, G. Sreenivasulu, V. M. Petrov, S. Bandekar, and G. Srinivasan

Magnetic and Electrical Properties of 0.7Bi0 95Dy0 05FeO3-0.3Pb(Fe0.5Nb0.5)O3 Multiferroic 231
Agata Stoch, Jan Kulawik, Pawel Stoch, Jan Maurin, Piotr Zachariasz, and Piotr Zielinski

Multiferroic Nanofilm with Bilayer of Pb(Zr0 52Ti0 48)03 and CoFe204 Prepared by Electrophoretic Deposition 241
Dongxiang Zhou, Yanan Zheng, Gang Jian, and Fei Shi


Synthesis and Characterization of Ternary Cobalt Spinel Oxides for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting to Produce Hydrogen 251
Sudhakar Shet, Yanfa Yan, Todd Deutsch, Heli Wang, Nuggehalli Ravindra, John Turner, and Mowafak Al-Jassim

Author Index 259