Microwave synthesis of aluminum oxynitride (ALON)

Jiping Cheng, D. Agrawal, R. Roy

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The application of microwave heating in the synthesis of aluminum oxynitride (ALON) was investigated. Microwave synthesis was conducted using a 1.5 kW, 2.45 GHz single mode microwave applicator under 1 atm flowing ultrahigh purity nitrogen gas. The phase composition of the starting materials was pure α-Al2O3 and AlN. A single phase ALON was observed after microwave firing at 1650 °C for 60 min with densities of 3.04 g cm-3.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1989-1990
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Materials Science Letters
Issue number24
StatePublished - 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)


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