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Title: Understanding solid-state microwave synthesis using the diamond-like semiconductor, AgInSe{sub 2}, as a case study

Abstract

An investigation of the solid-state microwave synthetic method was performed using AgInSe{sub 2} as a model system. Sample volume, irradiation time and grinding time of reactants were investigated in order to determine the effect that these variables have on the phase purity of the reaction product. In addition, the reaction mechanism was probed by carrying out irradiation experiments using the constituent elements and binary mixtures. AgInSe{sub 2} samples synthesized via solid-state microwave irradiation were compared to a sample that was synthesized via high-temperature solid-state synthesis in a furnace. Powder X-ray diffraction, differential thermal analysis and diffuse reflectance spectroscopy in the UV/vis/near IR region were used to characterize all reaction products.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave, Mellon Hall 302, Pittsburgh, PA 15282 (United States)
  2. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave, Mellon Hall 302, Pittsburgh, PA 15282 (United States). E-mail: aitkenj@duq.edu
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21000598
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Materials Research Bulletin; Journal Volume: 42; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: DOI: 10.1016/j.materresbull.2006.09.025; PII: S0025-5408(06)00394-1; Copyright (c) 2006 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; BINARY MIXTURES; CHALCOGENIDES; CHEMICAL PREPARATION; DIAMONDS; DIFFERENTIAL THERMAL ANALYSIS; FURNACES; GRINDING; IMPURITIES; IRRADIATION; MICROWAVE RADIATION; REACTION KINETICS; SEMICONDUCTOR MATERIALS; SPECTROSCOPY; X-RAY DIFFRACTION

Citation Formats

Lekse, Jonathan W., Pischera, Anna M., and Aitken, Jennifer A.. Understanding solid-state microwave synthesis using the diamond-like semiconductor, AgInSe{sub 2}, as a case study. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1016/j.materresbull.2006.09.025.
Lekse, Jonathan W., Pischera, Anna M., & Aitken, Jennifer A.. Understanding solid-state microwave synthesis using the diamond-like semiconductor, AgInSe{sub 2}, as a case study. United States. doi:10.1016/j.materresbull.2006.09.025.
Lekse, Jonathan W., Pischera, Anna M., and Aitken, Jennifer A.. Thu . "Understanding solid-state microwave synthesis using the diamond-like semiconductor, AgInSe{sub 2}, as a case study". United States. doi:10.1016/j.materresbull.2006.09.025.
@article{osti_21000598,
title = {Understanding solid-state microwave synthesis using the diamond-like semiconductor, AgInSe{sub 2}, as a case study},
author = {Lekse, Jonathan W. and Pischera, Anna M. and Aitken, Jennifer A.},
abstractNote = {An investigation of the solid-state microwave synthetic method was performed using AgInSe{sub 2} as a model system. Sample volume, irradiation time and grinding time of reactants were investigated in order to determine the effect that these variables have on the phase purity of the reaction product. In addition, the reaction mechanism was probed by carrying out irradiation experiments using the constituent elements and binary mixtures. AgInSe{sub 2} samples synthesized via solid-state microwave irradiation were compared to a sample that was synthesized via high-temperature solid-state synthesis in a furnace. Powder X-ray diffraction, differential thermal analysis and diffuse reflectance spectroscopy in the UV/vis/near IR region were used to characterize all reaction products.},
doi = {10.1016/j.materresbull.2006.09.025},
journal = {Materials Research Bulletin},
number = 3,
volume = 42,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Mar 22 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Thu Mar 22 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}
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