ABSTRACT The presented work was an investigation on the sintering of magnesium fluoride with microwaves. The sintering was conducted in a 2.45-GHz microwave applicator under an argon atmosphere. Sintering shrinkage and density were measured. The microstructure of the sintered samples was examined. Feasibility and advantages regarding microwave sintering of magnesium fluoride were discussed.
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S. Shi, J. Hwang, B. Li and X. Huang, "An Investigation Into The Sintering Of Magnesium Fluoride Optical Material By Microwave," Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2004, pp. 105-108. doi: 10.4236/jmmce.2004.32012.
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