Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

, Volume 116, Issue 2, pp 915–921 | Cite as

Study of thermal behavior of CrO3 using TG and DSC

  • S. A. A. SajadiEmail author
  • M. Khaleghian


Using two techniques of thermogravimetry and differential scanning calorimetry under O2 and N2 gas atmosphere from 25 to 600 °C, the thermal behavior of chromium(VI) oxide CrO3 was investigated. The identity of products at different decomposition steps was confirmed by XRD technique. Both techniques produced similar results supporting the same steps for the compound. The received products were investigated by SEM electron microscope. The form and the size of crystals were investigated. Three distinct energy changes were observed, namely, two endothermic and one exothermic in DSC. The amount of ∆H for each peak is also reported.


Chromium(VI) oxide TG DSC XRD 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Water & EnergySharif University of TechnologyTehranIran

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