Synthesis of β‐Sialon from a Montmorillonite‐Polyacrylonitrile Intercalation Compound by Carbothermal Reduction

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To develop a new type of carbothermal reduction for the preparation of nitrides, a montmorillonite‐polyacrylonitrile intercalation compound was heated inflowing N2 using intercalated polyacrylonitrile as a reducing agent. Nitridation occurred at >1150°C, and β‐sialon was obtained, with the formation of β‐Sic and AlN.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)c247-c248
JournalJournal of the American Ceramic Society
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1984 Nov


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Materials Chemistry

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