Li, Xia and Liu, Hong and Wang, Ji-yang and Cui, Hong-mei and Han, Feng and Zhang, Xu-dong and Boughton, R. I. (2004) Rapid synthesis of YAG nano-sized powders by a novel method. Materials Letters, 58 (19). 2377 - 2380.
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Nano-sized powders of aluminum yttrium garnet (YAG) have been successfully synthesized by a mixed solvo-thermal method at low temperature (300 °C) and low pressure (10 MPa). The phase transformation, composition and micro-structural features of the crystalline samples were characterized by X-ray powder diffraction, IR and TEM techniques. It was found that type of solvent, reaction temperature and time were important factors in the YAG synthesis process. X-ray powder diffraction pattern indicated that the pure phase YAG was synthesized in mixed solvent at 300 °C. The transmission electron microscopy (TEM) revealed the averaged size of crystallite was 20 nm and well dispersed. Moreover, the mechanism for solvo-thermal crystallization of YAG is proposed based on IR results.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||YAG; Nano-sized powder; Synthesis; Solvo-thermal method|
|Subjects:||Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools|
Material Science > Nanochemistry
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
|Deposited On:||24 Sep 2009 17:10|
|Last Modified:||24 Sep 2009 17:10|
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