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Title: In situ neutron diffraction studies of a commercial, soft lead zirconate titanate ceramic: Response to electric fields and mechanical stress

Abstract

Structural changes in commercial lead zirconate titanate (PZT) ceramics (EC-65) under the application of electric fields and mechanical stress were measured using neutron diffraction instruments at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The structural changes during electric-field application were measured on the WOMBAT beamline at ANSTO and include non-180{sup o} domain switching, lattice strains and field-induced phase transformations. Using time-resolved data acquisition capabilities, lattice strains were measured under cyclic electric fields at times as short as 30 {mu}s. Structural changes including the (002) and (200) lattice strains and non-180{sup o} domain switching were measured during uniaxial mechanical compression on the NRSF2 instrument at ORNL. Contraction of the crystallographic polarization axis, (002), and reorientation of non-180{sup o} domains occur at lowest stresses, followed by (200) elastic strains at higher stresses.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [4];  [1]
  1. University of Florida
  2. ITT Corporation Acoustic Sensors
  3. Bragg Institute, ANSTO
  4. ORNL
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); High Flux Isotope Reactor; High Temperature Materials Laboratory
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
981775
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Applied Physics A; Journal Volume: 99; Journal Issue: 3
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; PZT; MORPHOLOGICAL CHANGES; COMPRESSION; CONTRACTION; ELECTRIC FIELDS; NEUTRON DIFFRACTION; PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS; POLARIZATION

Citation Formats

Pramanick, Abhijit, Prewitt, Anderson, Cottrell, Michelle, Lee, Wayne, Studer, Andrew J., An, Ke, Hubbard, Camden R, and Jones, Jacob. In situ neutron diffraction studies of a commercial, soft lead zirconate titanate ceramic: Response to electric fields and mechanical stress. United States: N. p., 2010. Web. doi:10.1007/s00339-010-5605-4.
Pramanick, Abhijit, Prewitt, Anderson, Cottrell, Michelle, Lee, Wayne, Studer, Andrew J., An, Ke, Hubbard, Camden R, & Jones, Jacob. In situ neutron diffraction studies of a commercial, soft lead zirconate titanate ceramic: Response to electric fields and mechanical stress. United States. doi:10.1007/s00339-010-5605-4.
Pramanick, Abhijit, Prewitt, Anderson, Cottrell, Michelle, Lee, Wayne, Studer, Andrew J., An, Ke, Hubbard, Camden R, and Jones, Jacob. Fri . "In situ neutron diffraction studies of a commercial, soft lead zirconate titanate ceramic: Response to electric fields and mechanical stress". United States. doi:10.1007/s00339-010-5605-4.
@article{osti_981775,
title = {In situ neutron diffraction studies of a commercial, soft lead zirconate titanate ceramic: Response to electric fields and mechanical stress},
author = {Pramanick, Abhijit and Prewitt, Anderson and Cottrell, Michelle and Lee, Wayne and Studer, Andrew J. and An, Ke and Hubbard, Camden R and Jones, Jacob},
abstractNote = {Structural changes in commercial lead zirconate titanate (PZT) ceramics (EC-65) under the application of electric fields and mechanical stress were measured using neutron diffraction instruments at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The structural changes during electric-field application were measured on the WOMBAT beamline at ANSTO and include non-180{sup o} domain switching, lattice strains and field-induced phase transformations. Using time-resolved data acquisition capabilities, lattice strains were measured under cyclic electric fields at times as short as 30 {mu}s. Structural changes including the (002) and (200) lattice strains and non-180{sup o} domain switching were measured during uniaxial mechanical compression on the NRSF2 instrument at ORNL. Contraction of the crystallographic polarization axis, (002), and reorientation of non-180{sup o} domains occur at lowest stresses, followed by (200) elastic strains at higher stresses.},
doi = {10.1007/s00339-010-5605-4},
journal = {Applied Physics A},
number = 3,
volume = 99,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2010},
month = {Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2010}
}