Production of ultradispersed crystalline silicon carbide by plasmodynamic synthesis

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Abstract

The direct plasmodynamic synthesis of β-SiC ultradispersed cubic silicon carbide under the action of supersonic pulse flow of carbon-silicon electric-discharge plasma onto a copper barrier in the argon atmosphere has been realized. A powdered product with a high β-SiC content has been obtained, whose single crystals have a mean size of about 100 nm and natural crystallographic habit close to the ideal one.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-142
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Superhard Materials
Volume35
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2013

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Keywords

  • plasmodynamic synthesis
  • transmission electron microscopy
  • ultradispersed silicon carbide
  • X-ray diffractometry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Science(all)

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