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Low Temperature Oxidation of pure Iron : Growth kinetics and scale Morphologies

Bertrand, Nathalie and Desgranges, Clara and Gauvain, Danielle and Monceau, Daniel and Poquillon, Dominique Low Temperature Oxidation of pure Iron : Growth kinetics and scale Morphologies. (2004) Materials Science Forum , vol. 461 - 4 . pp. 591-598. ISSN 0255-5476

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.461-464.591

Abstract

Isothermal oxidation of pure iron has been performed in air at atmospheric pressure between 260°C and 500°C. Growth kinetics are accurately analysed and scale morphologies are investigated by SEM and TEM observations. The calculation of the variations of the parabolic rate constant kp with scale thickness allows a better understanding of scale growth mechanisms involved at this intermediate temperature range, which have been poorly investigated up to now. These results are discussed with the objective of long term behaviour for long term interim storage of some nuclear waste containers.

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Institution: Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT
French research institutions > Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux énergies alternatives - CEA
Université de Toulouse > Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III - UPS
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS
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Deposited By:Celine Cabaup

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