Plasma-promoted dielectric heating in the microwave synthesis of spinels

Richard E. Douthwaite, Lisa J. Gillie, David J. Brooks

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Comparison between the rates of synthesis of the spinel phases (MAl 2O4, M = Mg, Zn, Ni; and MFe2O4, M = Mg, Zn, Mn) using an O2 microwave-induced plasma (MIP) and conventional (tube furnace) methods indicate that a MIP promotes microwave dielectric heating at elevated temperatures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4857-4859
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number38
Early online date5 Sep 2005
Publication statusPublished - 14 Oct 2005
Externally publishedYes


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