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Phase Relations in the System CaO-Fe2O3-Y2O3 at 1273 K and Compatibility Between Y1-xCaxFeO3-0.5x and Stabilized Zirconia

Jacob, KT and Dasgupta, N and Vineeth, PR (2010) Phase Relations in the System CaO-Fe2O3-Y2O3 at 1273 K and Compatibility Between Y1-xCaxFeO3-0.5x and Stabilized Zirconia. In: Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion, 31 (6). pp. 518-522.

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Abstract

Phase relations in the system CaO-Fe2O3-Y2O3 in air (P-O2/P-o = 0.21) were explored by equilibrating samples representing eleven compositions in the ternary at 1273 K, followed by quenching to room temperature and phase identification using XRD. Limited mutual solubility was observed between YFeO3 and Ca2Fe2O5. No quaternary oxide was identified. An isothermal section of the phase diagram at 1273 K was constructed from the results. Five three-phase regions and four extended two-phase regions were observed. The extended two-phase regions arise from the limited solid solutions based on the ternary oxides YFeO3 and Ca2Fe2O5. Activities of CaO, Fe2O3 and Y2O3 in the three-phase fields were computed using recently measured thermodynamic data on the ternary oxides. The experimental phase diagram is consistent with thermodynamic data. The computed activities of CaO indicate that compositions of CaO-doped YFeO3 exhibiting good electrical conductivity are not compatible with zirconia-based electrolytes; CaO will react with ZrO2 to form CaZrO3.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Springer.
Keywords: Activity;chemical potential;isothermal equilibration;ternary phase diagram;thermodynamic computations.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Materials Engineering (formerly Metallurgy)
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2011 12:51
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2011 12:51
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/35012

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