Editors: Mikail Aslan, Cengiz Bozada

Rare-Earth Metal Hexaborides: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications

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ISBN: 978-981-5124-58-3 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-5124-57-6 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2023
DOI: 10.2174/97898151245761230101


Rare-earth hexaborides are a group of materials composed of octahedral boron units. They are useful for making advanced ceramics that have a wide range of industrial applications due to their low electronic work functions, hardness, refractory properties, low electrical resistances and specific thermal expansion coefficients.

Rare-Earth Metal Hexaborides: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications provides a quick reference on rare-earth metal hexaborides and their engineering applications. It provides a primer on rare earth elements followed by details of rare-earth hexaboride structures, synthetic methods, and information about their alloys and ceramic composites. References to scholarly research are also provided for assisting advanced readers.

This reference is a handy source of information for chemical engineering and materials science scholars, and anyone interested in the applied chemistry of rare-earth metals and borides.


Scholars, engineers, and general readers in chemical engineering, applied chemistry, and materials science.


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