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Title: Synthesis of new M-layer solid-solution 312 MAX phases (Ta 1−x Ti x ) 3 AlC 2 ( x = 0.4, 0.62, 0.75, 0.91 or 0.95), and their corresponding MXenes
Quaternary MAX phases, (Ta 1−x Ti x ) 3 AlC 2 ( x = 0.4, 0.62, 0.75, 0.91 or 0.95), have been synthesised via pressureless sintering of TaC, TiC, Ti and Al powders. Via chemical etching of the Al layers, (Ta 0.38 Ti 0.62 ) 3 C 2 T z – a new MXene, has also been synthesised. All materials contain an M-layer solid solution of Ta and Ti, with a variable Ta concentration, paving the way for the synthesis of a range of alloyed (Ta,Ti) 3 C 2 T z MXenes with tuneable compositions for a wide range of potential applications.
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