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Characterization of alinite cements through X-ray diffraction and mas 29Si NMR studies

Pradip, * and Subbarao, EC and Kapur, PC and Kapur, NR and Rao, CNR (1987) Characterization of alinite cements through X-ray diffraction and mas 29Si NMR studies. In: Materials Research Bulletin, 22 (8). pp. 1055-1062.

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Alinite cements have been synthesized using mining and steel plant wastes and pulverized fuel ash (fly ash) as raw materials and a clinkering temperature of 1150°C. The cements possess hydration characteristics comparable to those of portland cements. X-ray diffraction studies on these samples confirm the presence of alinite as the predominant phase. MAS 29Si NMR spectra have been used to distinguish alinite and alite cements. While both show resonances characteristic of Q° type silicate species, the portland cements exhibit three distinct peaks corresponding to three inequivalent SiO4 units present, while alinite shows a single sharp peak corresponding to the unique Si position.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Depositing User: Mrs Swathi
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2009 13:32
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:34
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/20815

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