The Effects of Slider Material on the Gasification of Carbon

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Ainissa G. Ramirez

Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, NJ 07974

Robert Sinclair

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2205

C. Girvin Harkins, A. Robert Lin

Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, 1501 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304

J. Tribol 124(4), 771-774 (Sep 24, 2002) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1467613 History: Received October 27, 1998; Revised November 13, 2001; Online September 24, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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SEM images of (a) an unannealed TiC sample and (b) a 72-hours annealed TiC sample indicating powder features become less shape with annealing
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An X-rays powder diffractogram of titanium carbide powder annealed for four hours
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A DSC pyrolysis curve for a 63.4 mg sample of titanium carbide powders in an oxygen environment heated at a rate of 10°C/min. The onset temperature and maximum temperature are indicated.
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The activation energy for the overall reactions of carbon in the presence of (a) alumina, (b) titanium carbide, and (c) titanium oxide for mol% of 0 to 20
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A typical TGA pyrolysis curve for graphite powders in an oxygen environment heated at a rate of 10°C/min. The kinetic information is derived from the rate of weight loss.



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