Low Temperature Synthesis and Characterization of Cubic CaB6 Ultrafine Powders

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

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    Abstract

    Ultrafine calcium hexaboride (CaB6) powder was successfully synthesized at 500°C in an autoclave by using CaCl2 and NaBH 4 as the reactants. X-ray powder diffraction pattern and Raman spectra indicate the formation of CaB6. The atomic ratio of B to C of 5.91:1.0 was determined from X-ray photoelectron spectra.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)958-959
    Number of pages2
    JournalChemistry Letters
    Volume32
    Issue number10
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2003 Oct 5

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    • Chemistry(all)

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