Synthesis of Dysprosium and Cerium Nitrides by a Mechanically Induced Gas–Solid ReactionJournal of Nuclear Materials
AbstractA high energy ball milling process was used to produce dysprosium nitride and cerium nitride powders at room temperature. Dysprosium and cerium metal flakes were milled in a 275 kPa nitrogen atmosphere for 24 h at ambient temperatures. X-ray diffraction confirmed the formation of phase pure dysprosium nitride and cerium nitride powders. The median particle size of the resultant dysprosium nitride was measured as 4 μm using a laser scattering technique. The particle size of the cerium nitride was not measured due to its reactive nature.
Citation InformationPatrick G. Callahan, Brian J. Jaques, Brian M. Marx, Abdel Salam Hamdy, et al.. "Synthesis of Dysprosium and Cerium Nitrides by a Mechanically Induced Gas–Solid Reaction" Journal of Nuclear Materials (2009)
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