Defect analysis of ionically compensated quadruple and quintuple perovskite layered cuprates with Ti blocking layers

N. Mansourian-Hadavi, Thomas O Mason, D. Ko, Kenneth R Poeppelmeier

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This work presents a modified defect model for pure and chemically substituted quadruple and quintuple pure perovskite layered cuprates, using data from the Jonker (thermopower vs In conductivity) and Brouwer (log conductivity vs logpO2) analyses. The closely matched in-plane bond lengths of the blocking and the active layers in these structures promote ionic compensation rather than electronic compensation upon aliovalent p-type doping. A comprehensive defect model that takes into account all the major defect species in an ionically compensated quadruple or quintuple perovskite provides a better means for understanding the electrical behavior of these novel materials. The presented model allows for the calculation of effective dopant and the oxygen interstitial concentrations in these materials.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)188-200
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Solid State Chemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2002


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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