Structure of Compounds in the Sr1–3x/2CexTiO3 Homologous Series
Four compositions in the Sr1–3x/2CexTiO3 homologous series, corresponding to x = 0.1333, 0.1667, 0.25, and 0.4, have been produced by conventional solid-state processing. The structure of these compounds was analyzed by X-ray, electron, and neutron diffraction. While no superlattice can be observed via X-ray diffraction, both electron and neutron diffraction show evidence of a noncubic supercell caused by antiphase tilting of oxygen octahedra. The most likely space group is R3̅c, corresponding to an a−a−a− tilt system, except for the composition x = 0.4, for which an even more complex superstructure is observed. The degree of tilt increases with increasing x.
Ubic, Rick; Subodh, Ganesanpotti; Sebastian, Mailadil T.; Gout, Delphine; and Proffen, Thomas. (2008). "Structure of Compounds in the Sr1–3x/2CexTiO3 Homologous Series". Chemistry of Materials, 20(9), 3127-3133. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cm703659f