Structural Characterization of Nano-Crystalline Mg2Si Prepared by Ball Milling
In this work, nano-crystalline Mg2Si powder was prepared by ball milling and structural studies vs ball milling time are presented. The identification of the phases of the materials and the evaluation of their purity were performed using Powder X-ray diffraction (PXRD). Crystallite size evolution during ball milling was followed by PXRD and single line analysis, based on Scherrer equation. Transmission Electron microscopy (TEM) observations and IR Reflectivity measurements were used for the investigation of nano-features and confirmation of the PXRD results.
Pietro VINCENZINI, Kunihito KOUMOTO, Nicola ROMEO and Mark MEHOS
M. Ioannou et al., "Structural Characterization of Nano-Crystalline Mg2Si Prepared by Ball Milling", Advances in Science and Technology, Vol. 74, pp. 48-53, 2010