Isothermal Oxidation of Sintered β-FeSi2 in Air


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High-temperature oxidation of sintered β-FeSi2 doped with Mn and Co was evaluated at 800°C in air. Amorphous SiO2 was developed as an oxide scale. Granular ε-FeSi also appeared below the SiO2 scale as a result of consumption of Si in β-FeSi2. Growth of the oxide scale on doped FeSi2 followed a parabolic law and its rate was similar to oxidation of undoped samples. Thermoelectric properties of sintered β-FeSi2 were also evaluated before and after oxidation at 800°C for 7 days. There was no significant change in thermoelectric properties after high-temperature oxidation on β-FeSi2 sintered bodies.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 522-523)

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Shigeji Taniguchi, Toshio Maruyama, Masayuki Yoshiba, Nobuo Otsuka and Yuuzou Kawahara




M. Nanko et al., "Isothermal Oxidation of Sintered β-FeSi2 in Air", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 522-523, pp. 641-648, 2006

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August 2006




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