Thermochemistry of vitreous antimony orthophosphate
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A vitreous form of antimony orthophosphate has been obtained using antimony polyphosphate as a precursor. Morphologically, it is composed of small uniform grains having ellipsoidal shapes. Prolonged thermal treatment leads to the transformation into a crystalline variety. According to TG curves, both forms start to evaporate at 920°C without decomposition. Melting point of crystalline SbPO4 has been determined to be 877°C. Thermomechanical study reveals plastic behavior due to the capacity to flow under shearing stress. Ceramics formation in the system Sb2O3-SbPO4 is discussed. The presence of glass domains in this system has not been confirmed.
Keywordsantimony orthophosphate glasses inorganic materials
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