Size dependence of structural, magnetic, and electrical properties in corundum-type Ti2O3 nanoparticles showing insulator–metal transition

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Yoshihiro Tsujimoto ; Yoshitaka Matsushita ; Shan Yu ; Kazunari Yamaura ; Tetsuo Uchikoshi (2015)
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
  • Journal: Journal of Asian Ceramic Societies, volume 3, issue 3, pages 325-333 (issn: 2187-0764)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jascer.2015.06.007
  • Subject: Ti2O3 | Size dependence | Titanium oxide | Corundum structure | Low-temperature reduction | Insulator–metal transition | TP785-869 | Clay industries. Ceramics. Glass

Corundum-type Ti2O3 has been investigated over the last half century because it shows unusual insulator–metal (I-M) transition over a broad temperature range (420–550 K). In this work, we successfully synthesized Ti2O3 nanoparticles (20, 70, 300 nm in size) by the low-t... View more
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