A convenient solid-state reaction route to nanocrystalline TiB2

Liang Shi, Yunle Gu, Luyang Chen, Zeheng Yang, Jianhua Ma, Yitai Qian

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    Nanocrystalline titanium diboride (TiB2) powders were successfully synthesized at 650°C by using TiCl4, Mg and MgB 2 as the reactants. Transmission electron microscopy images show that typical TiB2 crystallites are composed of uniform particles with the average grain size of about 40 nm.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)192-194
    Number of pages3
    JournalInorganic Chemistry Communications
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2004 Feb


    • Chemical synthesis
    • Nanocrystals
    • Titanium diboride
    • X-ray powder diffraction

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
    • Inorganic Chemistry
    • Materials Chemistry


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