The Formation of thin Films and Fibers of TiC from a Polymeric Titanate Precursor


The synthesis and characterization of several polymeric titanates and their conversion to carbon deficient TiC is described. The physical properties of one of these titanates allows it to be drawn into fibers and applied to substrates as thin films. Pyrolysis of these fibers and films to carbon deficient TiC is described.

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Ting, S.J., Chu, C.J., Limatta, E. et al. The Formation of thin Films and Fibers of TiC from a Polymeric Titanate Precursor. MRS Online Proceedings Library 180, 457 (1990).

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