Synthesis, properties and thermal decomposition of the Ta4AlC3 MAX phase

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Synthesis, properties and thermal decomposition of the Ta4AlC3 MAX phase. / Griseri, Matteo; Tunca, Bensu; Thomas, Lapauw; Huang, Shuigen; Popescu, Lucia-Ana; Barsoum, Michel W.; Lambrinou, Konstantza; Vleugels, Jozef.

In: Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Vol. 39, No. 10, 07.04.2019, p. 2973-2981.

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Griseri, M, Tunca, B, Thomas, L, Huang, S, Popescu, L-A, Barsoum, MW, Lambrinou, K & Vleugels, J 2019, 'Synthesis, properties and thermal decomposition of the Ta4AlC3 MAX phase', Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol. 39, no. 10, pp. 2973-2981. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2019.04.021

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Griseri, M., Tunca, B., Thomas, L., Huang, S., Popescu, L-A., Barsoum, M. W., Lambrinou, K., & Vleugels, J. (2019). Synthesis, properties and thermal decomposition of the Ta4AlC3 MAX phase. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 39(10), 2973-2981. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2019.04.021

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Griseri M, Tunca B, Thomas L, Huang S, Popescu L-A, Barsoum MW et al. Synthesis, properties and thermal decomposition of the Ta4AlC3 MAX phase. Journal of the European Ceramic Society. 2019 Apr 7;39(10):2973-2981. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2019.04.021

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Griseri, Matteo ; Tunca, Bensu ; Thomas, Lapauw ; Huang, Shuigen ; Popescu, Lucia-Ana ; Barsoum, Michel W. ; Lambrinou, Konstantza ; Vleugels, Jozef. / Synthesis, properties and thermal decomposition of the Ta4AlC3 MAX phase. In: Journal of the European Ceramic Society. 2019 ; Vol. 39, No. 10. pp. 2973-2981.

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abstract = "The present work describes a synthesis route for bulk Ta4AlC3 MAX phase ceramics with high phase purity. Pressure-assisted densification was achieved by both hot pressing and spark plasma sintering of Ta2H, Al and C powder mixtures in the 1200–1650 °C range. The phases present and microstructures were characterized as a function of the sintering temperature by X-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy. High-purity α- Ta4AlC3 was obtained by hot pressing at 1500 °C for 30 min at 30 MPa. The β-Ta4AlC3 allotrope was observed in the samples produced by SPS. The Young{\textquoteright}s modulus, Vickers hardness, flexural strength and single-edge V-notch beam fracture toughness of the high-purity bulk sample were determined. The thermal decomposition of Ta4AlC3 into TaCx and Al vapour in high (˜10−5 mbar) vacuum at 1200 °C and 1250 °C was also investigated, as a possible processing route to produce porous TaCx components.",
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