Quasi-millimeter-wave absorption behavior in Y/Yb-stabilized zirconia ceramics

Takashi Teranishi, Naoki Akiyama, Keiko Ayano, Hidetaka Hayashi, Akira Kishimoto, Kazuhiro Fujimori, Takuya Hoshina, Hiroaki Takeda, Takaaki Tsurumi

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Broadband dielectric spectra from 10 to 10 14Hz were acquired for 8 mol. % Y 2O 3/Yb 2O 3-stabilized zirconia (8YSZ and 8YbSZ) ceramics that related the dipole and ionic polarization losses to the absorption efficiency of electromagnetic irradiation. For 24 GHz irradiation, 8YSZ exhibited a higher absorption efficiency than 8YbSZ, resulting in a higher dielectric loss. The difference in the dielectric loss was interpreted as the difference in the loss of the dipoles originating from the fluctuations in the defect associations (Y′ ZrVö and Yb′ ZrVö).

Original languageEnglish
Article number242903
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - Jun 11 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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