Formation of nanocrystalline TiC by a low-temperature route

Liang Shi, Yunle Gu, Luyang Chen, Zeheng Yang, Jianhua Ma, Yitai Qian

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Nanocrystalline cubic titanium carbide (TiC) powders were successfully synthesized at 450°C in an autoclave by using Ti, Na, and CCl4 as the reactants. The X-ray powder diffraction pattern indicates the formation of TiC. Transmission electron microscopy images show that typical TiC crystallites are composed of nanoparticles with the average grain size of about 30 nm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)56-57
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jan 5
Externally publishedYes

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