Mapping of Composition, Phase Transitions and Properties in Oxidized Ti3SiC2


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The oxidation characteristics, composition profile and phase transition of Ti3SiC2 in the temperature range 20-1400°C have been investigated by in-situ neutron diffraction and secondary ion mass spectroscopy (SIMS). Anatase has been observed to form at ~600°C, rutile at ~750°C and cristobalite at ∼1300°C. Depth-profiling results by SIMS and Vickers indentation have revealed a distinct gradient in composition and microhardness within the surface oxide layers.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 368-372)

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Wei Pan and Jianghong Gong




Z. Oo et al., "Mapping of Composition, Phase Transitions and Properties in Oxidized Ti3SiC2", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 368-372, pp. 986-988, 2008

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February 2008




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