Ultra-rapid processing of refractory carbides; 20 s synthesis of molybdenum carbide, Mo2C

Simon R. Vallance, Sam Kingman, Duncan H. Gregory

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Abstract

The microwave synthesis of molybdenum carbide, Mo2C, from carbon and either molybdenum metal or the trioxide has been achieved on unprecedented timescales; Ex- and in-situ characterisation reveals key information as to how the reaction proceeds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)742-744
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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