Thermal Stability of Ni40Ti40Nb20 and Ni32Ti48Nb20 Tapes Obtained by Rapid Solidification Technique


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Nickel–titanium- group 5A metal (V, Nb, Ta, Zr) alloys are known as promising hydrogen-selective membrane materials. They can potentially be used in membrane reactors, which can produce high-purity H2 and CO2 streams from coal-derived syngas at elevated temperatures. The master alloys were prepared by arc melting using high purity metals in a Ti-gettered argon atmosphere. The alloys were melted several times in order to improve homogeneity. The ingots were induction-melted under a high-purity argon atmosphere in a quartz tube and graphite crucible injected through a nozzle onto a Cu wheel to produce rapidly solidified amorphous ribbons. Thermal stability of the Ni40Ti40Nb20 and Ni32Ti48Nb20 thin tapes has been examined using DTA analysis.



Solid State Phenomena (Volume 188)

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Mircea Nicoară, Aurel Răduţă and Carmen Opriş




G. Thalmaier et al., "Thermal Stability of Ni40Ti40Nb20 and Ni32Ti48Nb20 Tapes Obtained by Rapid Solidification Technique", Solid State Phenomena, Vol. 188, pp. 41-45, 2012

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May 2012




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