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In the last two decades, structure and properties of Ruddlesden–Popper phase (RP) A2BO4 oxides with K2NiF4 structure, have been widely investigated. But to the best of our knowledge, no review article is available in the literature on recent studies on these oxides. Therefore, in this article, recent studies on structure, electrical, dielectric, and optical properties of these oxides have been reviewed. Special attention is put on to highlight the effect of doping and oxygen stoichiometry on the structure and properties of these oxides. Further, important applications of these oxides have also been mentioned in this article.

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Ruddlesden-Popper phase A2BO4 oxides: Recent studies on structure, electrical, dielectric, and optical properties

Show Author's information Gurudeo NIRALADharmendra YADAVShail UPADHYAY( )
Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi-221005, India


In the last two decades, structure and properties of Ruddlesden–Popper phase (RP) A2BO4 oxides with K2NiF4 structure, have been widely investigated. But to the best of our knowledge, no review article is available in the literature on recent studies on these oxides. Therefore, in this article, recent studies on structure, electrical, dielectric, and optical properties of these oxides have been reviewed. Special attention is put on to highlight the effect of doping and oxygen stoichiometry on the structure and properties of these oxides. Further, important applications of these oxides have also been mentioned in this article.

Keywords: Ruddlesden–Popper (RP) phase, A2BO4 oxides, electrical conductivity, dielectric


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Received: 01 October 2019
Revised: 29 January 2020
Accepted: 04 February 2020
Published: 26 March 2020
Issue date: April 2020


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Mr. Gurudeo Nirala and Mr. Dharmendra Yadav are thankful to the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), Government of India for the financial support in terms of Senior Research Fellowship (SRF).

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