DSpace@nitr >
National Institue of Technology- Rourkela >
Journal Articles >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2080/924

Full metadata record

DC FieldValueLanguage
contributor.authorSarkar, D-
contributor.authorChu, M C-
contributor.authorCho, S J-
contributor.authorKim, Y I-
contributor.authorBasu, B-
identifier.citationJournal of American Ceramic Societyen
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
format.extent1421636 bytes-
subjectTiO2, TiCen
subjectSize Distributionen
titleSynthesis and Morphological Analysis of Titanium Carbide Nanopowderen
Appears in Collections:Journal Articles

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
sarkar.pdf1388KbAdobe PDFView/Open

Show simple item record

All items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved.


Powered by DSpace Feedback