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Title: Generation of nano aluminium powder through wire explosion process and its characterization

Abstract

The nano aluminium particles were produced in different ambience by the wire explosion process. The influence of pressure in the exploding wire chamber on the size of the particles was analyzed. Certain physico-chemical diagnostic studies, viz., wide angle X-ray diffraction (WAXD), thermo-gravimetric differential thermal analysis (TG-DTA) studies were carried out to characterize the produced nano aluminium powder. The compositions of the material were characterized through the energy dispersive analysis by X-ray (EDAX) results. The size of the particles was measured using transmission electron microscope (TEM) studies and particle size distribution analyses were carried out by adopting log-normal distribution. The mechanism of formation of nano powder by wire explosion technique was explained in detail.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai-600 036 (India). E-mail: rsarathi@iitm.ac.in
  2. Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai-600 036 (India)
  3. Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai-600 036 (India)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21003529
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Materials Characterization; Journal Volume: 58; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2006.04.014; PII: S1044-5803(06)00113-6; 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; ALUMINIUM; DIFFERENTIAL THERMAL ANALYSIS; EXPLODING WIRES; EXPLOSIONS; PARTICLE SIZE; PLASMA; TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY; X-RAY DIFFRACTION

Citation Formats

Sarathi, R., Sindhu, T.K., and Chakravarthy, S.R.. Generation of nano aluminium powder through wire explosion process and its characterization. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1016/j.matchar.2006.04.014.
Sarathi, R., Sindhu, T.K., & Chakravarthy, S.R.. Generation of nano aluminium powder through wire explosion process and its characterization. United States. doi:10.1016/j.matchar.2006.04.014.
Sarathi, R., Sindhu, T.K., and Chakravarthy, S.R.. Thu . "Generation of nano aluminium powder through wire explosion process and its characterization". United States. doi:10.1016/j.matchar.2006.04.014.
@article{osti_21003529,
title = {Generation of nano aluminium powder through wire explosion process and its characterization},
author = {Sarathi, R. and Sindhu, T.K. and Chakravarthy, S.R.},
abstractNote = {The nano aluminium particles were produced in different ambience by the wire explosion process. The influence of pressure in the exploding wire chamber on the size of the particles was analyzed. Certain physico-chemical diagnostic studies, viz., wide angle X-ray diffraction (WAXD), thermo-gravimetric differential thermal analysis (TG-DTA) studies were carried out to characterize the produced nano aluminium powder. The compositions of the material were characterized through the energy dispersive analysis by X-ray (EDAX) results. The size of the particles was measured using transmission electron microscope (TEM) studies and particle size distribution analyses were carried out by adopting log-normal distribution. The mechanism of formation of nano powder by wire explosion technique was explained in detail.},
doi = {10.1016/j.matchar.2006.04.014},
journal = {Materials Characterization},
number = 2,
volume = 58,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Thu Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}