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High-Pressure Design of Advanced BN-Based Materials

IMPMC, UPMC Sorbonne Universités, UMR CNRS 7590, MNHN, IRD UMR 206, Paris 75005, France
LSPM–CNRS, Université Paris Nord, Villetaneuse 93430, France
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Academic Editor: Philippe Miele
Molecules 2016, 21(10), 1399;
Received: 14 September 2016 / Revised: 3 October 2016 / Accepted: 12 October 2016 / Published: 20 October 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Boron Nitride: Synthesis and Application)
The aim of the present review is to highlight the state of the art in high-pressure design of new advanced materials based on boron nitride. Recent experimental achievements on the governing phase transformation, nanostructuring and chemical synthesis in the systems containing boron nitride at high pressures and high temperatures are presented. All these developments allowed discovering new materials, e.g., ultrahard nanocrystalline cubic boron nitride (nano-cBN) with hardness comparable to diamond, and superhard boron subnitride B13N2. Thermodynamic and kinetic aspects of high-pressure synthesis are described based on the data obtained by in situ and ex situ methods. Mechanical and thermal properties (hardness, thermoelastic equations of state, etc.) are discussed. New synthetic perspectives, combining both soft chemistry and extreme pressure–temperature conditions are considered. View Full-Text
Keywords: boron nitride; phase diagram; advanced materials; high pressure boron nitride; phase diagram; advanced materials; high pressure
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Kurakevych, O.O.; Solozhenko, V.L. High-Pressure Design of Advanced BN-Based Materials. Molecules 2016, 21, 1399.

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