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Crystal Growth of Titanium

Nature volume 199, pages 12831284 (28 September 1963) | Download Citation

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TITANIUM, grown by the electro-refining method from molten salt at temperatures below the transformation point (870° C), crystallizes in various dendritic shapes, namely, needles and flakes. It crystallizes in various forms based on single crystals or on compound crystals, and each surface is bounded by a definite plane.

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  1. Research Institute for Iron, Steel and Other Metals, Tohoku University, Sendai.

    • SAKAE TAKEUCHI
    • , HIDEJI SUZUKI
    •  & OSAMU WATANABE

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