Accession Number : AD0708573

Title :   THE OXIDATION MECHANISM OF ZIRCONIUM.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 15 May 67-14 May 70,

Corporate Author : STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Keneshea,Francis J.

Report Date : 24 JUN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The report summarizes research carried out on the following scope of work: Determination of the oxygen deficiency in ZrO(2-x) in equilibrium with oxygen-saturated Zr; Studies of the diffusion of oxygen in zirconia, and a test of the applicability of the results to theoretical models of the defect structure; Determination of the oxygen deficit at which the mole fractions of free electrons and anion vacancies are equal.

Descriptors :   (*ZIRCONIUM OXIDES, *DIFFUSION), (*ZIRCONIUM, *OXIDATION), OXYGEN, CRYSTAL DEFECTS

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
      Metallurgy and Metallography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE