Phase relationships in Si3N4-AIN-MxOy systems and their implications for sialon fabrication


Phase relationships in Si3N4-AIN-MxOy systems involving α′-sialon, where M represents lithium, magnesium, calcium, yttrium, neodymium, samarium, gadolinium, dysprosium, erbium and ytterbium are outlined. Their implications for the formation and fabrication of single-phase α′-sialon and two-phase β:α′ sialon ceramics are discussed.

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Huang, ZK., Yan, DS. Phase relationships in Si3N4-AIN-MxOy systems and their implications for sialon fabrication. J Mater Sci 27, 5640–5644 (1992).

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  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Lithium
  • Yttrium