1. Crystal Chemistry of Cobalt Oxides

  1. Prof. Dr. Bernard Raveau1 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Md. Motin Seikh2

Published Online: 24 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527645527.ch1

Cobalt Oxides: From Crystal Chemistry to Physics

Cobalt Oxides: From Crystal Chemistry to Physics

How to Cite

Raveau, B. and Seikh, Md. M. (2012) Crystal Chemistry of Cobalt Oxides, in Cobalt Oxides: From Crystal Chemistry to Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527645527.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Lab. CRISMAT CNRS, UMR 6508, ISMRA/Universite, 6,Bd. Du Marechal Juin, 14050 Caen Cedex, Frankreich

  2. 2

    Visva-Bharati University, Dept. of Chemistry, Santiniketan, West Bengal 731235, Indien

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527331475

Online ISBN: 9783527645527



  • cobalt oxides;
  • lattice expansion;
  • insulator transition;
  • orthorhombic symmetry;
  • oxygen vacancies;
  • stoichiometric perovskites;
  • structural distortion


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Stoichiometric Perovskites LnCoO3

  • Stoichiometric Ln1−x AxCoO3 Perovskites (A=Ca, Sr,Ba)

  • Oxygen-Deficient Perovskites: Order–Disorder Phenomena in the Distribution of Anionic Vacancies

  • The Ordered Double Stoichiometric Perovskite LaBaCo2O6

  • Hexagonal Perovskite and Derivatives

  • The RP-Type Cobaltites: Intergrowths of Perovskite and Rock Salt Layers and Derivatives

  • Cobaltites with a Triangular Lattice

  • Some Other Original Cobaltites

  • References