molybdenum disilicide


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molybdenum disilicide

[mə′lib·də·nəm dī′sil·ə‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
MoSi2 A dark gray, crystalline powder with a melting range of 1870-2030°C; soluble in hydrofluoric and nitric acids; used in electrical resistors and for protective coatings for high-temperature conditions.
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Improving physical and mechanical properties and sintering behaviour of composites by using silicon carbide (SiC) additives at nanometric and micrometric scales, molybdenum disilicide (MoSi2) and boron carbide (B4C) are among other objectives of the research.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Molybdenum disilicide nanocomposite powder was produced successfully in Iran Materials and Energy Research Center, in addition to titanium carbide.
In addition to covering novel uses of molybdenum itself, this report also looks at emerging applications for molybdenum compounds such as molybdenum disilicide, molybdenum disulfide, molybdenum oxide, and molybdenum-doped zinc oxide.

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