Accession Number : AD0436569

Title :   THE MECHANISM OF OXIDE FORMATION IN THE INITIAL STAGES OF OXIDATION.

Descriptive Note : Final rept., 1 July 60-30 June 63,

Corporate Author : OHIO STATE UNIV RESEARCH FOUNDATION COLUMBUS

Personal Author(s) : Rausch,D. W. ; Moazed,K. L. ; Fontana,M. G.

Report Date : 06 MAR 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The purpose of this work was to investigate the reaction of gaseous oxygen with clean tungsten and tantalum substrates in the initial stages of oxidation in order to determine the role of chemical, physical, and structural factors--and hence the initial mechanism of oxidation. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*REFRACTORY METALS, OXIDATION), (*OXIDATION, REACTION KINETICS), LOW PRESSURE, ELECTRON DIFFRACTION, ELECTRON MICROSCOPY, SINGLE CRYSTALS, CRYSTAL DEFECTS, TUNGSTEN COMPOUNDS, TANTALUM, OXIDES, ADSORPTION, NUCLEATION, SURFACES, CONTAMINATION, CRYSTAL GROWTH, TEMPERATURE

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE