Physical Properties of the NbC Carbide
AbstractTransition metal carbides are interesting materials with a singular combination of properties, such as high melting points, high hardness, good transport properties and relatively low costs, which makes them excellent candidates for several technological applications. The possible applications of NbC carbide remained unexplored as it was in the past expensive and available in limited volumes. In order to guide investigations of the applicability of NbC, a deeper understanding of the physical properties of this carbide is fundamental. In this review paper, key physical properties of NbC are compiled with emphasis on its chemical bonding, a careful description of the C-Nb phase diagram, the phases formed and the crystal structures. Thermal properties are discussed and correlated with the intrinsic and extrinsic features of NbC. Finally, elastic properties are discussed. View Full-Text
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Cuppari, M.G.D.V.; Santos, S.F. Physical Properties of the NbC Carbide. Metals 2016, 6, 250.
Cuppari MGDV, Santos SF. Physical Properties of the NbC Carbide. Metals. 2016; 6(10):250.Chicago/Turabian Style
Cuppari, Marcio G.D.V.; Santos, Sydney F. 2016. "Physical Properties of the NbC Carbide." Metals 6, no. 10: 250.
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