Sintering of Aluminum-Oxynitride Powder Prepared by Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis
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Sintering of aluminum-oxynitride powders prepared by self-propagating high-temperature synthesis in a nitrogen-containing gel was researched. Use of the powders without extensive mechanical grinding was problematical because of their low specific surface areas. Equipment fitted with grinding containers lined with high-density plates and grinding balls made of the same material, 9Al2O3·5AlN, were required to solve this problem.
Keywordsaluminum-oxynitride powders aluminum-oxynitride ceramic (AlON) nitrogen-containing gel SHS powder specific surface area
The work was financially supported by Presidium of the RAS (PRAN) Program 1.14P.
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