Microwave sintering of Sb-doped SnO2

F. Selmi, S. Komarneni, V. K. Varadan, V. V. Varadan

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The sintering behavior of coprecipitated Sb-doped SnO2 was investigated using microwave power absorption. With microwave power, samples were sintered at 1450°C for 20 min and showed a density as high as 99.9% of theoretical. However, samples fired in conventional electric furnace at the same temperature for 4 h showed only 60% of theoretical density. Microwave sintering also led to improvement in terms of uniform structure and electrical properties.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-238
Number of pages4
JournalMaterials Letters
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1990

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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