Precursor influence on the raman spectrum of KNNLiTaLa0.01 prepared by two different methods


  • J. Fuentes CITMA
  • Hlinh Hmok Science and Technology Advanced Institute, Van Lang University
  • J. Portelles CITMA
  • Z.I. Bedolla Valdez Tecnológico Nacional de México/ITS de Uruapan
  • J.F. Rebellon Watsona CITMA
  • R Lopez Noda CITMA
  • Y de Armas Figueroa CITMA
  • J.M. Siqueiros Beltrones CNYN-UNAM



Raman spectroscopy; lead-free piezoelectrics; solid-state reaction; RTGG


This work presents a study of ceramics with the (K0.44Na0.52Li0.04)0.97La0.01Nb0.9Ta0.1O3 composition through their Raman spectra. In the previous studies [1], this particular composition has shown good permittivity and piezoelectric parameter values that justify a deeper investigation. Two sets of samples of these ceramic compounds were prepared using different methods. The first set was prepared using a classical solid-state reaction of oxides and carbonates, as described in Ref. 2. The second set was prepared using the NaNbO3 as a precursor. The Raman spectra of the samples obtained by the direct ceramic method consisted of 4 modes. In contrast, the spectra of the samples obtained using the precursor showed a shift of the wavenumber of the A1g(ν1) mode peak towards lower values and consisted of six modes with the appearance of two additional IR modes, F1u(ν3) and F2g(ν4). Notably, the use of the precursor preparation route led to important improvements resulting in a more straightforward method than that of Saito et al. [3].


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How to Cite

J. Fuentes, “Precursor influence on the raman spectrum of KNNLiTaLa0.01 prepared by two different methods”, Rev. Mex. Fís., vol. 70, no. 2 Mar-Apr, pp. 021601 1–, Mar. 2024.