Ultrafine Cu Particles Prepared by Mechanochemical Process

J. Ding, T. Tsuzuki, Paul Mccormick, Robert Street

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    Abstract

    The solid-state displacement reaction of CuCl2 + 2Na = Cu + 2NaCl induced by mechanical milling has been studied. Ultrafine Cu particles have been produced after removing the by-product NaCl from the as-milled mixture in a washing process. Two different morphologies of Cu particles were observed by transmission electron microscopic examinations. Cu particles of uniform size in the range of 20-50 nm were found after a steady-state reaction during mechanical milling, whereas larger particles were observed when combustion had occurred.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-3
    JournalJournal of Alloys and Compounds
    Volume234
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1996

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