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Current Physical Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 1877-9468
ISSN (Online): 1877-9476

Review Article

Morphology Control and Applications of SrTiO3 Based Nanomaterials

Author(s): Yichen Li, Geraldine Baca Triveno, Xi Lin, Peiyuan Guan and Dewei Chu*

Volume 7, Issue 3, 2017

Page: [191 - 203] Pages: 13

DOI: 10.2174/1877946807666170613100534

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Background: Strontium titanate (SrTiO3, STO) has a typical perovskite structure with unique physical and chemical properties, being widely used as a functional material in electronic, piezoelectric and photocatalytic devices.

Method: Combining existing properties with high specific area and regular geometric morphology to attain more accurate characteristics, nanoscale SrTiO3 has been generated.

Observation: This review introduces STO and doped nonstoichiometric STO nanomaterials, especially barium strontium titanate (BST). Furthermore, nano-STO morphology control in solvothermal synthesis and self-assembly in fabrication are discussed.

Result: The relevant applications such as in transistors and memory devices, thermoelectric ceramics, and solar cells are also addressed.

Keywords: Strontium titanate, nanocubes, morphology control, self-assembly, application, nanorods.

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