Title: Preparation of high purity rare earth metals and investigation of phase transformations and antiferromagnetic state

Authors: A.G. Blinov, L.A. Boyarskii, G.S. Burkhanov, N.B. Kol'chygina, O.D. Chistyakov

Addresses: Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Novosibirsk, Russia, CIS. ' Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Novosibirsk, Russia, CIS. ' Baikov Institute of Metallurgy of the Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. ' Baikov Institute of Metallurgy of the Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. ' Baikov Institute of Metallurgy of the Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Abstract: This paper describes methods of preparation of rare earth metals to the high standards of purity required for research purposes. Details are given of a study on phase transformations and properties of the antiferromagnetic state on rare earth metals of various levels of purity.

Keywords: antiferromagnetic state; impurities; metal purity; phase transformations; purification; rare earth metals.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMPT.1993.036520

International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, 1993 Vol.8 No.1, pp.23 - 28

Available online: 04 Nov 2010

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