Subsolidus phase relations of the SrO–WO3–CuO system at 800 °C in air

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    The subsolidus phase relations of the SrO–WO3–CuO system were investigated in air. The samples were equilibrated at 800 °C. Under these conditions, eight binary oxides are stable. The pseudo-ternary section contains two ternary oxide phases: the previously described Sr2CuWO6 phase as well as a new phase with Sr8CuW3O18 stoichiometry. The crystal structure of this new compound was solved and refined in the R-3 space group, unit cell parameters a = 5.7202 Å and c = 28.873 Å. Sr8CuW3O18 has a distorted perovskite type structure, where some of the Sr atoms are positioned at the B sites, and the composition may be given as: Sr6(Sr2CuW3)O18. There are indications of existence of a superstructure or stacking faults related to Cu/Sr ordering.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalJournal of Alloys and Compounds
    Pages (from-to)304-309
    Publication statusPublished - 2012


    • Phase equilibria
    • X-ray diffraction
    • Materials characterization and modeling
    • SrO–WO3–CuO


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