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Title: Process for making boron nitride using sodium cyanide and boron

This a very simple process for making boron nitride by mixing sodium cyanide and boron phosphate and heating the mixture in an inert atmosphere until a reaction takes place. The product is a white powder of boron nitride that can be used in applications that require compounds that are stable at high temperatures and that exhibit high electrical resistance.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1176610
Report Number(s):
H000736
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
United States Of America, Department Of Energy
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE