Experimental Analysis of Nano-carbon Doped Alumina for Industrial Applications

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Year : 2022 | Volume : | : 1 | Page : 44-49
By

    Alok Singh

  1. Savita Singh

  2. Sudhir K Sharma

  1. Faculty, Department of Physics, Harcourt Butler Technical University,Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, Indian
  2. Faculty, Department of Physics, Harcourt Butler Technical University,Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
  3. Professor, Department of Physics, Harcourt Butler Technical University, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Abstract

The use of nano-carbon metal matrix composites can provide a solution to the enduring issue of optimal material selection and optimization for getting metal-insulator transition (MIT) behavior at a particular frequency at ambient temperature. Other substances, like two-dimensional (2D) transition metal dichalcogenides (TMD), vanadium oxide (VO2), and germanium telluride (Ge-Te), have difficult challenges in achieving effectively the MIT property at a given frequency and temperature. It is also difficult to accurately explain the mechanism by which these materials acquire the MIT characteristic. In this demonstrated research work, nano-carbon doped aluminium oxide has been synthesized by chemical vapor deposition (CVD) methodology. The electrical properties of developed samples were measured by auto-lab PGSTAT with a frequency range of 10 μHz–32 MHz with a resolution of 0.003% whereas fractographical analysis of the samples was performed by scanning electron microscopy from Zeiss Evo 18. The experimental frequency response plots illustrated that nanocarbon doped alumina may be utilized as a low-pass filter for top frequency discontinuation at 9000 Hz in electronic industrial applications. The energy dispersive X-ray chemical analysis (EDS or EDX) of nano-carbon doped alumina showed a MIT development happens at 30% (by mass) nano-carbon doping in aluminium. The fractographical analysis of nano-carbon doped alumina revealed the minimum voids, defects, and porosity that cause marginal deviation in electrical properties at a higher temperature. As a result, this nano-carbon doped aluminium oxide material can be the future alternative to engineering materials for electronic industries such as high-frequency switches. Future research might examine the possibilities of various metal oxides doped with nano-carbon for higher cut-off frequency switches.

Keywords: Low-pass filter, CVD method, metal-insulator transition, fractography, EDX

This article belongs to Conference RAMMTE-2022: Recent Advances in Materials, Manufacturing and Thermal Engineering

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Conference Open Access Original Research
Volume 10
1
Received August 27, 2022
Accepted September 6, 2022
Published November 30, 2022