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nitrides

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Compounds of nitrogen with a more electropositive element. Boron nitride is a covalent compound having macromolecular crystals. Certain electropositive elements, such as lithium, magnesium,...

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nitrides

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 61 words.

Compounds of nitrogen with a more electropositive element. Boron nitride is a covalent compound having macromolecular crystals. Certain electropositive elements,

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nitriding

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 40 words.

The process of hardening the surface of steel by producing a layer of iron nitride. One technique is to heat

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nitrides

Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 60 words.

Compounds of nitrogen with a more electropositive element. Boron nitride is a covalent compound having macromolecular crystals. Certain electropositive elements,

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nitriding

Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 40 words.

The process of hardening the surface of steel by producing a layer of iron nitride. One technique is to heat

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nitrides

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

Compounds of nitrogen with a more electropositive element. Boron nitride is a covalent compound having macromolecular crystals. Certain electropositive elements, such as lithium, magnesium,...

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nitriding

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

The process of hardening the surface of steel by producing a layer of iron nitride. One technique is to heat the metal in ammonia gas. Another is to dip the hot metal in a bath of molten...

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boron nitride

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A solid, BN, insoluble in cold water and slowly decomposed by hot water; r.d. 2.25 (hexagonal); sublimes above 3000°C. Boron nitride is manufactured by heating boron oxide to 800°C on an...

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nitriding

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 37 words.

A process of hardening low-carbon steel components by heating in an atmosphere of nitrogen that diffuses into the surfaces to

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Helical nanotubes of hexagonal boron nitride

Masami Terauchi, Michiyoshi Tanaka, Hirofumi Matsuda, Masatoshi Takeda and Kaoru Kimura.

in Microscopy

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 0 words.

Nanotubes of hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) were discovered to be formed on amorphous boron (am-B) particles by annealing am-B in an h-BN crucible with metal Li. Furthermore, BN nanoballs...

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Bamboo‐like boron nitride nanotubes

Renzhi Ma, Yoshio Bando and Tadao Sato.

in Microscopy

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 0 words.

Bamboo‐like boron nitride nanotubes (BN‐NTs), synthesized from melamine diborate, were characterized by high‐resolution transmission electron microscopy and electron energy‐loss...

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