An Experimental Investigation of the U-Mo-C Ternary Diagram

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The isothermal sections of the U-Mo-C ternary system have been established at 1000°C and 1400°C, using powder X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy coupled with energy dispersive X-ray analysis for the quantification of U and Mo and differential thermal analysis. The main differences between the two sections are the appearance of liquid phase at about 1230°C, due to the peritectic decomposition of γ-UMo, and the peritectoid decompositions of MoC and β’’ Mo2C. No other transformation was detected in this temperature range, especially one involving the two only ternary phases found, UMoC2 and U2Mo2C3.

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Solid State Phenomena (Volume 194)

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Yuriy Verbovytskyy and António Pereira Gonçalves

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26-30

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M. Peniel et al., "An Experimental Investigation of the U-Mo-C Ternary Diagram", Solid State Phenomena, Vol. 194, pp. 26-30, 2013

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