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Use of microwaves for the synthesis and processing of materials

Rao, KJ and Ramesh, PD (1995) Use of microwaves for the synthesis and processing of materials. In: India/Japan Seminar on New Materials TOKYO, JAPAN, OCT 16-17, 1994, Tokio, Japan..

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Abstract

An overview of the synthesis of materials under microwave irradiation has been presented based on the work performed recently. A variety of reactions such as direct combination, carbothermal reduction, carbidation and nitridation have been described. Examples of microwave preparation of glasses are also presented. Great advantages of fast, clean and reduced reaction temperature of microwave methods are emphasized. The example of ZrO2-CeO2 ceramics has been used show the extraordinarily fast and effective sintering which occurs in microwave irradiation.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian academy of Sciences.
Keywords: Microwave synthesis;nitridation reaction;carbidation; glasses;microwave sintering.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Materials Research Centre
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2009 07:44
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:28
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/19524

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