“FEA study of shear mode decoupling in non-standard thin plates of a lead-free piezoelectric ceramic”

Pilar Ochoa-Pérez, Amador M. González-Crespo, Álvaro García-Lucas, Francisco J. Jiménez-Martínez, Manuel Vázquez-Rodríguez and Lorena Pardo.

IEEE Trans. UFFC, (2020)
DOI: 10.1109/TUFFC.2020.2996083

“A Modified Iterative Automatic Method for Characterization at Shear Resonance: Case Study of Ba0.85Ca0.15Ti0.90Zr0.10O3 Eco-Piezoceramics”

Lorena Pardo, Armando Reyes-Montero, Álvaro García, Alfredo Jacas-Rodríguez, Pilar Ochoa, Amador M. González, Francisco J. Jiménez, Manuel Vázquez-Rodríguez and María Elena Villafuerte-Castrejón.

Materials 13 (7), 1666 (13pp) (2020).
DOI: 10.3390/ma13071666


“Ba1-xCaxTi0.90Zr0.10O3 shear properties and their frequency dependence determined from ceramic plates by an effective method for resonance decoupling”

A. Reyes-Montero, L. Pardo, A. García, A.M. Gonzalez and M.E. Villafuerte-Castrejón

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 806, 428-438 (2019)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.07.210

“A New Prospect in Road Traffic Energy Harvesting Using Lead-Free Piezoceramics”

Manuel Vázquez-Rodríguez, Francisco J. Jiménez, Lorena Pardo, Pilar Ochoa, Amador M. González and José de Frutos.

Materials 12(22), 3725 (16pp) (2019).

“Oxygen vacancy micrometric enrichment in high-performance lead-free piezoelectric ceramic (Bi0.50Na0.50)0.94Ba0.06TiO3: A synchrotron radiation study”

JesúsCanche-Tello, María Elena Montero-Cabrera, M.E. Fuentes-Montero, Lorena Pardo, Hilda E.Esparza-Ponce, Hiram Castillo-Michel, Isaí Castillo-Sandoval, José M.Nápoles-Duarte, Samuel D.Juárez-Escamilla, Luis E.Fuentes-Cobas

Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 39(4), 1020-1030 (2019)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2018.10.010

“Assessment of the functional properties stability in (Ba0.85Ca0.15)(Zr0.10Ti0.90)O3 piezoceramics: Huge dielectric and piezoelectric nonlinearity”

Diego A. Ochoa, Armando Reyes-Montero, Francesc Suñol, Maria E. Villafuerte-Castrejón, Lorena Pardo and José E. García

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 774, 410-417 (2019)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.10.060




“Electric field effect on the microstructure and properties of Ba0.9OCa0.1OTi0.90Zr0.10O3 (BCTZ) lead-free ceramics”

A. Reyes-Montero, F. Rubio-Marcos, L. Pardo, A. Del Campo, R. López-Juárez and M. E. Villafuerte-Castrejón

Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6(13), 5419-5429 (2018)
DOI: 10.1039/C7TA09798K


“Advanced synthesis on lead-free KNN piezoceramics for medical imaging applications”

S. Garroni, N. Senes, A. Iacomini, S. Enzo, G. Mulas, L. Pardo and S. Cuesta López

Physica Status Solidi A-Applications and Materials Science 1700896 (15pp) (2018)
DOI: 10.1002/pssa.201700896


“Electromechanical Anisotropy at the Ferroelectric to Relaxor Transition of (Bi0.5Na0.5)0.94Ba0.06TiO3 Ceramics from the Thermal Evolution of Resonance Curves” (FEATURED PAPER)

N. Pérez, A. García, E. Riera and L. Pardo

Appl. Sci. 8(1), 121(12pp) (2018)
DOI: 10.3390/app8010121


“Ecological, Lead-Free, Ferroelectrics”

L. Pardo, M.E. Villafuerte-Castrejón, E. Morán, A. Reyes-Montero, R. Vivar-Ocampo and A. M. González.

Chapter 9 in “Magnetic, Ferroelectric, and Multiferroic Metal Oxides”,

Ed. B.D.Stojanovic.

Elsevier S&T Books. Metal Oxides Series (2018).
ISBN: 9780128111802
Avaliable on request


“Ba0.9Ca0.1TiO3: microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis and piezoelectric properties” (INVITED PAPER)

P. Salcedo-Abraira, E. Morán, M. E. Villafuerte-Castrejón, R. Vivar-Ocampo and L. Pardo

Advances in Applied Ceramics: Structural, Functional and Bioceramics, 117(2), 72–77 (2018)
DOI: 10.1080/17436753.2017.1385991




“Piezoelectric Ceramics of the (1 − x)Bi0.50Na0.50TiO3–xBa0.90Ca0.10TiO3 Lead-Free Solid Solution: Chemical Shift of the Morphotropic Phase Boundary, a Case Study for x = 0.06”

R. Vivar-Ocampo, L. Pardo, D. Ávila, E. Morán, A.M. González, L. Bucio and M.E. Villafuerte-Castrejón

Materials, 10(7), 736(17pp) (2017).




“Optical and Piezoelectric Study of KNN Solid Solutions Co-Doped with La-Mn and Eu-Fe”

J.A. Peña-Jiménez, F. González, R. López-Juarez, J.M. Hernández-Alcántara,
E. Camarillo, H. Murrieta-Sanchez, L. Pardo and M.E. Villafuerte-Castrejón

Materials, 9(10), 805(14pp) (2016).


“Towards lead-free piezoceramics: facing a synthesis challenge” (FEATURED PAPER)

M. E. Villafuerte-Castrejón, E. Morán, A. Reyes-Montero, R.Vivar-Ocampo, J.A. Peña-Jiménez, S.O. Rea-López and L. Pardo

Materials, 9(1), 21(27pp) (2016)


“Ferro-piezoelectrics under the synchrotron light: a review” (FEATURED PAPER)

L.E. Fuentes-Cobas, M.E. Montero-Cabrera, L. Pardo and L. Fuentes-Montero

Materials, 9(1), 14(34pp) (2016)


“Revisiting the characterization of the losses in piezoelectric materials” (FEATURED PAPER)

A.M. Gonzalez, Á. Garcia, C. Benavente-Peces and L. Pardo.

Materials, 9(2), 72(18pp) (2016)


“Analysis of the rhombohedral and tetragonal symmetries coexistence in lead-free 0.94(Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3 – 0.06 BaTiO3 ceramics from nanopowders” (INVITED PAPER)

A.M. Gonzalez, L. Pardo, M.E. Montero-Cabrera and L.E. Fuentes-Cobas.

Advances in Applied Ceramics: Structural, Functional and Bioceramics 115(2), 96-105 (2016)
DOI: 10.1080/17436753.2015.1131906



“Sub-10µm grain size Ba1-xCaxTi0.9Zr0.1O3(x=0.10 and 0.15) piezoceramics processed using a reduced thermal treatment”

A. Reyes-Montero, L. Pardo, R. López-Juárez, A.M. González, S.O. Rea-López, M.P. Cruz and M.E. Villafuerte- Castrejón

Smart Materials and Structures 24, 065033 (2015) 

DOI: 10.1088/0964-1726/24/6/065033 


”Phase Transitions in Lead-Free Piezoelectric Ceramics Monitored by the Resonance Method”

L. Pardo, A. García, K. Brebøl, E. Mercadeli and C. Galassi.

Physics Procedia 63, 61-66 (2015)




“Lead-free Ba0.9Ca0.1Ti0.9Zr0.1O3 piezoelectric ceramics processed below 1300ºC”

A. Reyes, L. Pardo, R. López, A.M. Gonzalez, M.P. Cruz, and M. E. Villafuerte-Castrejón.

J. Alloys and Compounds 584, 28-33 (2014)

DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2013.08.165


“Piezoelectric materials for power ultrasonic transducers”

L. Pardo.

Chapter 5 in “Power Ultrasonics: Applications of High Intensity Ultrasound” pp.101-125

Eds. Juan A. Gallego-Juárez. and Karl Graff.
Woodhead Publishing Ltd, (November, 2014)
ISBN: 978-1-78242-028-6


“The 0.96(Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3 – 0.04BaTiO3 crystal structure: A high-Q, high-counting statistics synchrotron diffraction analysis”

E. Fuentes-Cobas, L. Pardo, M. E. Montero-Cabrera, J. R. Plaisier, A. García, K. Brebøl, E. Mercadelli and C. Galassi.

Crystal Research and Technology 49 (2-3), 190-194 (2014)

DOI: 10.1002/crat.201300433



“The global and local symmetries of nanostructured ferroelectric relaxor 0.94(Bi 0.5 Na 0.5 )TiO3  – 0.06BaTiO3

M.E. Montero-Cabrera, L. Pardo , A. García, M. E. Fuentes-Montero, M. L. Ballinas-Casarrubias and

L.E. Fuentes-Cobas.

Ferroelectrics 469 (1), 50-60 (2014)

DOI: 10.1080/00150193.2014.948358


Characterization of Nanostructured Phases and Peculiar Phase Transitions in BNBT Lead-Free Piezoceramics

L. Pardo, A. García, K. Brebøl, E. Mercadeli and C. Galassi

Advances in Science and Technology, 90 (2014) pp 12-18.

DOI: 10.4028/




“Dielectric Constant Tunability at Microwave Frequencies and Pyroelectric Behavior of Lead-Free Submicron-Structured (Bi0.5Na0.5)1-xBaxTiO3 Ferroelectric Ceramics”

F. L. Martínez, J. Hinojosa, G. Domenech, F. Luque, J. Zapata, R Ruiz and L. Pardo.

Trans. IEEE UFFC, 60 (8), 1595 (2013)

DOI: 10.1109/TUFFc.2013.2740




“Fabricating ordered functional nanostructures onto polycrystalline substrates from the bottom-up”

M. Torres, L. Pardo, J. Ricote, L.E. Fuentes-Cobas, B. J. Rodriguez and M. L. Calzada

Nanoparticle Res., 14, 1108-1-10 (2012)


“Modification of a Commercial Nanoindentation System for Measurement of Hysteresis Cycles Under Mechanical Load in Polycrystalline Ferroelectric Films”

D. Rivero, A. García and L. Pardo

Bol. Soc. Esp. Ceram. Vidr., 51 (1), 12-19 (2012).

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“Anisotropy and dynamic thermal depolarization of 0.96(Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3 – 0.04 BaTiO3 lead- free piezoceramics”

L. Pardo, A. García, K. Brebøl, E. Mercadeli and C. Galassi.

Book Series: IEEE International Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics. Pages:1-4. Published: 07.2012.

DOI: 10.1109/ISAF.2012.6297762

(Publicación recogida en la base de datos Web of the Science (Thomson-Reuters), pero sin Impact Index)


“Pyroelectric and Dielectric properties of Ferroelectric Ceramics for Microwave Tunable Devices and Infrared Detector Applications”

F.L. Martínez, J. Hinojosa, G. Domenech, F. Luque, J. Zapata, R. Ruiz and L. Pardo.

Book Series: IEEE International Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics. Published: 2012.

DOI: 10.1109/ISAF.2012.6297835

(Publicación recogida en la base de datos Web of the Science (Thomson-Reuters), pero sin Impact Index)




“Enhanced properties for ultrasonic transduction, phase transitions and thermal depoling in 0.96(Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3-0.04BaTiO3 submicron structured ceramic”

L. Pardo, A. García, K. Brebøl, E. Mercadelli and C. Galassi

J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 44 , 335404 (2011).

DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/44/33/335404


“Shear Resonance Mode Decoupling to Determine the Characteristic Matrix of Piezoceramics For 3-D Modelling”

L. Pardo, A. García, F. Montero De Espinosa and K. Brebøl

IEEE Trans. UFFC, 58 (3), 646-657 (2011).



“Field-Induced Phase Transition and Relaxor Character in Submicron Structured Lead-Free (Bi0.5Na0.5)0.94Ba0.06TiO3 Piezoceramics at the Morphotropic Phase Boundary”

L. Pardo, E. Mercadelli, A. García, K. Brebøl and C. Galassi

IEEE Trans. UFFC58 (9), 1893-1904 (2011)(INVITED PAPER)

DOI: 10.1109/TUFFC.2011.2029


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