A combined N-14/Al-27 nuclear magnetic resonance and powder X-ray diffraction study of impurity phases in beta-sialon ceramics
UNSPECIFIED. (2003) A combined N-14/Al-27 nuclear magnetic resonance and powder X-ray diffraction study of impurity phases in beta-sialon ceramics. SOLID STATE NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE, 23 (1-2). pp. 62-76. ISSN 0926-2040Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0926-2040(02)00016-4
b-Sialons are ceramic phases occurring in the SiO2-Si3N4-AIN-Al2O3 system. A series of samples with differing compositions has been investigated by magic-angle spinning nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy and powder X-ray diffraction (XRD). Although the constituent nitrogen nuclei occupy positions of low symmetry in the beta-sialon structure, N-14 NMR spectra could be recorded for the samples examined. The origin of the N-14 signal could be traced. to the presence of an aluminium nitride (AlN) impurity phase with the help of Al-27 NMR and XRD results. Similarly, the existence of Al2O3 grains could be readily detected for a number of samples. Thus, the combination of N-14 and Al-27 NMR is shown to be an especially effective tool in identifying and characterizing impurity phases in sialon ceramics, complementing the results obtained from standard XRD analysis. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science (USA). All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QC Physics
|Journal or Publication Title:||SOLID STATE NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE|
|Publisher:||ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE|
|Official Date:||February 2003|
|Number of Pages:||15|
|Page Range:||pp. 62-76|
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