Synthesis and microstructural characterization of barium titanate nanoparticles decorated SiCN-MWCNT nanotubes "nanonecklace"

V. Bedekar, G. Singh, Roop L. Mahajan, S. Priya

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In this paper, we report synthesis and characterization of flexible polymer-derived ceramic silicon carbon nitride nanotubes decorated with barium titanate (BTO) nanoparticles where multi-walled carbon nanotubes act as a template. The synthesis was achieved by controlled pyrolysis of polyurea (methylvinyl) silazane and BTO metal-organic precursor. Structural characterization by advanced microscopy techniques revealed 10-50 nm BTO nanoparticles uniformally covering the nanotubes. X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy was used to confirm the BTO perovksite phase. Possible application of this novel structurenanoNecklaceis in nanocapacitors (NCs) where high dielectric material BTO is arranged on SiCN layer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)133-140
Number of pages8
JournalFerroelectrics, Letters Section
Issue number5-6
StatePublished - Dec 16 2009


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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