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Characterization of the c- BN/ TiC, Ti3SiC2, TiN systems by element selective spectroscopy
|Edyta Piskorska 2, Krystyna Lawniczak-Jablonska 2, Ewa Benko 1,3, Iraida N. Demchenkoa 2, Piotr Klimczyk 1, Roman Minikayev 2
1. Institute of Metal Cutting, Wrocławska 37A, Kraków 30-011, Poland
Composites based on the cubic boron nitride (c- BN) have recently attracted increasing interest due to the possibility of the synthesis of materials with unique properties such as super-hardness, combined high hardness and low friction, high corrosion resistance, attractive thermal and electrical properties. There is an increasing number of composites based on the c- BN matrix with addition of Ti compounds such as TiC, Ti3SiC2, TiN. In order to understand the origin of the exceptional properties of these materials it is necessary to have a good comprehension of the multiphase composition and microstructure of these materials. The lack of this knowledge is result of difficulties in characterization of the multiphase materials using conventional methods.
Presentation: oral at E-MRS Fall Meeting 2003, Symposium B, by Edyta Piskorska
See On-line Journal of E-MRS Fall Meeting 2003
Submitted: 2003-05-07 15:27 Revised: 2009-06-08 12:55