Phase formation sequence in combustion of pressed aluminum nanopowder in air studied by synchrotron radiation

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Abstract

The intermediate and final combustion products of pressed aluminum nanopowder are studied. It is found that the main combustion product is aluminum nitride. In the intermediate stages of combustion, aluminum oxide (γ-Al2O3) and oxynitride (Al5O6N) are the first to form on the sample surface, and aluminum nitride is formed next. The use of sliding (incident at a small angle to the surface) synchrotron radiation made it possible to determine with high accuracy (in time) the sequence of stages of formation of crystalline products during combustion of the aluminum nanopowder.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberA320
Pages (from-to)320-324
Number of pages5
JournalCombustion, Explosion and Shock Waves
Volume49
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013

Keywords

  • Aluminum
  • Combustion
  • Combustion products
  • Filtration combustion
  • Nanopowder
  • Stages
  • Synchrotron radiation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Fuel Technology
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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