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Zirconium

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Part of the Topics in Mining, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering book series (TMMME)

Abstract

Owing to zirconium’s affinity for oxygen and nitrogen, which cause embrittlement, the isolation of the pure metal long eluded a satisfactory conclusion.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Technology and EngineeringThe Maharaja Sayajirao University of BarodaVadodaraIndia

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