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contributor.authorSarkar, D-
contributor.authorChu, M C-
contributor.authorCho, S J-
contributor.authorKim, Y I-
contributor.authorBasu, B-
date.accessioned2009-07-03T11:22:00Z-
date.available2009-07-03T11:22:00Z-
date.issued2009-
identifier.citationJournal of American Ceramic Societyen
identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2080/924-
description.abstractOne of the major challenges in the development of nanostructured/ultrafine non-oxide ceramics is the synthesis of non-agglomerated nanosized ceramic powders. Here, we investigate carbothermal reduction to obtain spherical titanium carbide (TiC) nanoparticles smaller than 100 nm in diameter. Using a combination of characterization techniques, it has been confirmed that optimum thermal reduction conditions include a temperature of 1350oC with 1 hour holding in an argon atmosphere. A three-parameter Weibull distribution function provides a satisfactory fit for the size distribution of the synthesized TiC nanoparticles. Varying the synthesis time at 1350oC revealed the particle coarsening exponent ā€˜nā€™ to be 2.9 and that particle shapes change from spherical at 1 hour to more faceted at longer holding times of 4 hours.en
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language.isoen-
publisherWileyen
subjectTiO2, TiCen
subjectNanoparticlesen
subjectSize Distributionen
titleSynthesis and Morphological Analysis of Titanium Carbide Nanopowderen
typeArticleen
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