Synthesis of $\beta$–SiC powder by use of microwave radiation

Ramesh, PD and Vaidhyanathan, B and Ganguli, Munia and Rao, KJ (1994) Synthesis of $\beta$–SiC powder by use of microwave radiation. In: Journal of Materials Research, 9 (12). pp. 3025-3027.

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Abstract

Monophasic $\beta$–SiC powder has been synthesized in a commercial microwave oven operating at 2450 MHz and power levels up to 980 W. This simple method of solid-state synthesis involves a direct reaction between silicon and charcoal powder at temperatures lower than 1250 K.

Item Type: Journal Article Publisher Copyright of this article belongs to Materials Research Society. Ceramics;Microwave heating;Powder Division of Chemical Sciences > Materials Research CentreDivision of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit 07 Oct 2006 18 Aug 2011 08:50 http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/8225