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|Title:||Water-induced degradation in 0.91Pb(Zn[sub ⅓]Nb[sub ⅔])O₃-0.09PbTiO₃ single crystals|
|Authors:||Chen, W. P.|
Jiang, X. P.
Chan, Helen L. W.
|Publisher:||American Institute of Physics|
|Source:||Journal of applied physics, 14 May 2004, v. 95, no. 10, p.5920-5921|
|Abstract:||Water-induced degradation in 0.91Pb(Zn[sub ⅓]Nb[sub ⅔])O₃-0.09PbTiO₃ (PZN-PT) single crystals was studied through an electrochemical hydrogen charging process, in which silver electrodes were fired onto the single crystals and hydrogen was deposited on the electrodes via electrolysis of water in 0.01 M NaOH solution. The degradation was characterized by dramatic increases in the leakage current and in the dielectric loss of the crystals. X-ray diffraction analysis showed that the crystals were decomposed into metallic lead, zinc, and a niobium-rich face-centered-cubic phase. Water-induced degradation limits the application of PZN-PT single crystals.|
|Rights:||© 2004 American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics. The following article appeared in W.P. Chen et al. J. Appl. Phys. 95, 5920 (2004) and may be found at http://link.aip.org/link/?jap/95/5920|
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