Inorganic Solid Phases

LiNbO3 ferroelectric (LiNbO3 rt, T = 900 K) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): LiNbO3 rt
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties: birefringent, ferroelectric FE, ionic conductor, nonmetal, piezoelectric, pyroe
  • Mineral Name(s):
  • Pearson Symbol: hR30
  • Space Group: 161
  • Phase Prototype: LiNbO3
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; France, Grenoble, Institut Laue-Langevin ILL, D2B (determination of structural parameters), neutrons; λ = 0.15926 nm (determination of cell and structural parameters), T = 900 K (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): oxide
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined; temperature dependence studied, Rietveld refinement, wRP = 0.1030
  • Sample Detail(s): powder (determination of cell and structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: LiNbO3
  • Alphabetic Formula: LiNbO3
  • Published Formula: LiNbO3 ferroelectric
  • Refined Formula: Li0.91NbO3
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 161,ba2
  • Z Formula Units: 6
  • Density: ρ = 4.53 Mg·m−3

Crystallographic Data

Cell Parameters

Published Data
Standardized Data
Unit Cell
Niggli-Reduced Cell
Space Group
a
b
c
α
β
γ
a/b
b/c
c/a
V

Atom Coordinates

Standardized

Site
Element
Wyckoff Symbol
Symmetry
X
Y
Z
Occupation
Co-ord. No.
Atomic Env.

Published

Site
Element
Wyckoff Symbol
Symmetry
X
Y
Z
Occupation

Displacement Parameters

Anisotropic

Site
U11 [nm2]
U22 [nm2]
U33 [nm2]
2U12 [nm2]
2U13 [nm2]
2U23 [nm2]

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1001994

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    ©Springer & Material Phases Data System (MPDS), Switzerland & National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan, 2016

  • Chief Editor

    Pierre Villars, Material Phases Data System (MPDS), CH-6354 Vitznau, Switzerland

    villars.mpds@bluewin.ch

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    SpringerMaterials Release 2016.

    Data generated pre-2002: © Springer & MPDS & NIMS; post-2001: © Springer & MPDS

    All Rights Reserved. Version 2016.10.

    Project Coordinator: Shuichi Iwata

    Section-Editor: Karin Cenzual (Crystal Structures)

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