Crystal Chemistry and Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy of Titanium Carbide Precipitates in TiB2

  • W. S. Williams
  • C. Allison
  • P. Mochel


Titanium combines readily with boron, carbon, nitrogen and oxygen to form a variety of refractory compounds. Several have been used in cutting tool inserts — TiC, TiN and TiB2. Although these compounds are generally treated as single-phase materials, they may contain second-phase precipitates which affect their mechanical properties at the high temperatures reached in service.


Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy Ternary Phase Diagram Titanium Diboride Converse Case Electron Energy Loss Spectrum 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. S. Williams
    • 1
    • 2
  • C. Allison
    • 1
    • 3
  • P. Mochel
    • 1
  1. 1.Materials Research LaboratoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Physics and of Ceramic EngineeringUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA

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