A metathesis reaction route to obtain fine Mg2Si particles

H. Itahara, T. Yamada, S. Y. Oh, R. Asahi, H. Imagawa, H. Yamane

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    We have developed a novel synthetic route for the production of fine Mg2Si particles (<1 μm) using NaSi, MgCl2, and Na. Mg2Si was suggested to be formed by a solid-state metathesis reaction, in which MgCl2 reacts with Na to form Mg and NaCl, and then Mg reacts with NaSi.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)4315-4318
    Number of pages4
    JournalChemical Communications
    Issue number33
    Publication statusPublished - 2014 Mar 27

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Catalysis
    • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
    • Ceramics and Composites
    • Chemistry(all)
    • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
    • Metals and Alloys
    • Materials Chemistry


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