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$ALaFeVO_6$ (A=Ca, Sr): New Double-Perovskite Oxides

Ramesha, K and Gopalakrishnan, J and Smolyaninova, V and Greene, RL (2001) $ALaFeVO_6$ (A=Ca, Sr): New Double-Perovskite Oxides. In: Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 162 (2). pp. 250-253.

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We describe the synthesis and structural characterization of two new double perovskites, $ALaFeVO_6$ (A=Ca, Sr), where $Fe^{3+}/V^{4+}$ are partially ordered at the octahedral sites. The small charge difference between $Fe^{3+}/V^{4+}$ precludes the formation of a long-range ordered double-perovskite structure even on prolonged annealing at $1000^O\hspace{2mm}C$. Electrical conductivity and magnetic susceptibility measurements show that both phases are weakly ferrimagnetic semiconductors where disordered $Fe^{3+}- O-V^{4+}$ pairs persist even up to $\sim$350 K.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of Solid State Chemistry
Publisher: Elsevier
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier.
Keywords: Double perovskite;ALaFeVO6 (A5Ca, Sr).
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:29
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/7644

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