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Combustion synthesis of rare earth cuprates

Chandran, Gopi R and Patil, KC (1992) Combustion synthesis of rare earth cuprates. In: Materials Research Bulletin, 27 (2). pp. 147-154.

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Rare earth cuprates, La2CuO4 Nd2CuO4, La1.8M0.2CuO4 (M=Ca.Sr) and Nd1.85Ce0.15CuO4 have been prepared by the combustion of redox mixtures containing corresponding metal nitrates and maleic hydrazide, C4H4N2O2, at 350°C. The solid combustion products are submicron size amorphous powders which on heat treatment (700°C, 30 minutes) yield crystalline single phase cuprates. Strontium doped lanthanum cuprate, La1.8Sr0.2CuO4, shows an onset of superconductivity at 36K.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Materials Research Bulletin
Publisher: Elsevier science
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier science.
Keywords: Rare earths;cuprates;Maleic acid;hydrazides.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2011 06:16
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2011 06:16
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/35143

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