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An improved thermobalance for crystallization studies in fluxed melts

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Abstract

This paper describes apparatus which has been specifically developed for crystallization studies by thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and can also be readily adapted for crystal growth by top-seeding. Experimental data on the crystallization of DyPO4, TiO2, Fe2O3 and TmVO4 are tabulated.

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Smith, S.H., Fenin, V.V. An improved thermobalance for crystallization studies in fluxed melts. J Mater Sci 20, 2823–2827 (1985). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00553044

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Keywords

  • Polymer
  • Experimental Data
  • TiO2
  • Crystallization
  • Fe2O3