Synthesis of mullite whiskers

Heon Jin Choi, June Gunn Lee

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Abstract

Mullite whiskers were synthesized by heating a mixture of SiO 2 and silicon in an alumina tube reactor under a flow of H 2 and CF 4. The length and diameter of the whiskers were several hundred micrometers and > 15 μm, respectively. It was postulated that a vapor phase reaction between SiF 4 and AlF 3 made possible the synthesis of the large mullite whiskers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)481-483
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Ceramic Society
Volume85
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Feb 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Materials Chemistry

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