40 YEARS OF SHS: A LUCKY STAR OF A SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY A Presentation with Elements of a Scientific Lecture

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This e-book is a short history of self-propagating high-temperature synthesis (SHS) of inorganic materials and substances. The author considers distinct features of the research work of the most ...
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Primary SHS (1967-1972)

Pp. 4-7 (4)

А. G. Merzhanov


The results of the investigation of solid-flame processes leading to obtaining refractory compounds (metal (Group IV and VI of the Periodical Table) carbides, borides, nitrides, silicides) are described in the Chapter. The first syntheses were carried out. Simple combustion models were made. New phenomena were discovered. It led to elaboration of the scientific backgrounds of the SHS processes.


Institute of Structural Mackrokinetics and Materials Science (ISMAN) Russia.