Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Metallurgy and Recycling

Prof. Dr. Christiane Scharf
Head Metallurgy and Recycling
Phone:+49 351 260 - 4429
Email: c.scharfAthzdr.de
AddressChemnitzer Str. 40
09599 Freiberg

Publications from 1998 till 2013; resent publications can be found in the link above

[1] Scharf,C., Ditze,A.: Present State of Recycling of Magnesium and its Alloys, B.L. Mordike, K.U. Kainer (Editors), Proc. Magnesium Alloys and their Applications, 1998, Wolfsburg, pp. 685-690.

[2] Ditze,A., Scharf,C., Kader,H., Saoudi,A.: Extraktion von Scandium, Yttrium und Neodym aus chloridischen Lösungen, Schriftenreihe der GDMB, Fortschritte in der Hydrometallurgie, Heft 82, 1998, ISSN 0720-1877, ISBN 3-9805924-5-6, S. 207-220.

[3] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Recycling von Magnesiumlegierungen, Magnesium Taschenbuch, Aluminiumverlag, 2000, ISBN 3-87017-264-9, S. 49-76.

[4] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Utilization of Residues from Fluxless Remelting of Compact Magnesium Scrap, K.U. Kainer (Ed.) Magnesium Alloys and their Applications, 2000, Wiley-VCH, ISBN 3-357-30282-4, pp. 752-760.

[5] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Remelting of Magnesium Type 1 Scrap With or Without Flux?, 4th Int. Symp. Recycling of Metals and Engineered Materials, Pittsburgh, Penn. USA, Oct. 22-25, 2000, pp. 1341-1348.

[6] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Recycling von Magnesiumlegierungen, K.U. Kainer (Hrsg.) Magnesium - Eigenschaften, Anwendungen, Potenziale, 2000, Wiley-VCH, ISBN 3-527-29979-3, S. 272-296.

[7] Ditze,A., Schwerdtfeger,K., Scharf,C., Mutale,C.-T.: Verwertung von Magnesiumschrott, Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik 32 (2001), S. 31-35.

[8] Scharf,C., Ditze,A.: Closed Loop at the Recycling of Magnesium Type 1 Scrap, GDMB (Ed.), Proceedings EMC 2001, Vol. 3, 2001, ISBN 3-935797-02-8, S. 49-57.

[9] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Distillation processes for magnesium winning and recycling, GDMB (Ed.), Proceedings EMC 2003, Vol. 1, 2003, ISBN 3-935797-09-5, S. 355-369.

[10] Scharf,C., Ditze,A.: Recycling of WE-43 magnesium alloy: Influence of different composed salt melts on the distribution of rare earth elements between metal and salt, GDMB (Ed.), Proceedings EMC 2003, Vol. 1, 2003, ISBN 3-935797-09-5, S. 411-421.

[11] Scharf,C., Blawert,C., Ditze,A.: Application of remelted Post Consumer Scrap for Structural Magnesium Parts, K.U. Kainer (Ed.) Magnesium, 2004, Wiley-VCH, ISBN 3-527-30975-6, pp. 980-987.

[12] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Distillation processes for magnesium winning and recycling, World of Metallurgy – ERZMETALL 57, 2004, No. 5, S. 251-257.

[13] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Distribution of yttrium and neodymium in magnesium melts between metal and magnesium fluoride containing salt, Scandinavian Journal of Metallurgy, 2004, Vol. 33, pp. 370-374.

[14] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Study of mass flow balances for the recycling of magnesium scrap alloys and waste, World of Metallurgy – ERZMETALL 58, 2005, No. 1, S. 3-8.

[15] Blawert,C., Morales,E., Dietzel,W., Hort,N., Kainer,K.U., Scharf,C., Ditze,A. and Endres,F.: Corrosion properties of secondary AZ91 alloys, N.R. Neelamegghan, H.I. Kaplan, B.R. Powell (Eds.), Proc. of Conf. Magnesium Technology 2005, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), 13. – 17.2.2005, San Francisco, California, USA, pp. 447-450.

[16] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: In-House Recycling von Magnesiumlegierungen im Bereich Druckguss, Druckgusspraxis, Vol. 2, 2005, S. 73-76.

[17] Scharf,C., Ditze,A., Schwerdtfeger,K., Fürmeier,S., Bruhn,T., Kaufmann, D.E. and Namyslo,J.C.: Investigation of Structure of Neodymium-Di-(2-Ethylhexyl) Phosphoric Acid Combinations Using Electrospray Ionization and Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization Mass Spectrometry and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, Vol. No. 36B, Iss. No. 4, August 2005, pp. 429-436.

[18] Ditze,A., Scharf,C. u.a.: Magnesiumsekundärlegierung. Patent DE 10 2005 033 835 A1, 2005.

[19] Scharf,C., Ditze,A., Shkurankov,A., Morales,E., Blawert,C., Dietzel,W. and Kainer,K.U.: Corrosion of AZ 91 secondary magnesium alloy, Advanced Engineering Materials, Volume 7, Issue 12 (2005), pp. 1134-1142.

[20] Blawert,C., Morales,E., Dietzel,W., Kainer, K.U., Scharf,C. and Ditze,A.: Influence of the copper content on microstructure and corrosion resistance of AZ91 based secondary magnesium alloys, SAE Technical Paper, No.: 2006-01-0254, SAE 2006 World Congress & Exhibition, April 2006, Detroit, MI, USA, published in Magnesium Technologies, 2006, ISBN 978-0-7680-1771-7.

[21] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Magnesium Alloys for Use in Racing and Passenger Vehicles Engines. World of Metallurgy- ERZMETALL 59 (2006) No. 5, pp. 261-270.

[22] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Magnesium recycling – the amount of scrap is rising: What is to be done with it? 14th Magnesium Automotive and User Seminar, 28./29. September 2006 Aalen, S. 1-19.

[23] Morales,E.D., Blawert,C., Dietzel,W., Kainer,K.U., Scharf,C., Ditze,A.: Corrosion Behaviour of a New AZ Based Secondary Alloy with Improved Tolerance Limits against Impurities. Proc. of the 7th Int. Conference on Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications, Dresden, 6.-9.11.2006.

[24] Ditze,A., Scharf,C. et al.: Magnesium Alloy. Patent WO 2007 009 435 A1, 2007

[25] Scharf,C., Živanović,P., Ditze,A.: Development and Investigation of New Secondary Corrosion Resistant Magnesium Alloys, GDMB (Ed.), Proceedings EMC 2007, Vol. 3, 2007, ISBN 978-3-940276-06-3, June, 11-14, Düsseldorf, pp. 1405-1412.

[26] Scharf,C., Ditze,A.: Iron Pickup of AZ91 and AS31 Magnesium Melts in Steel Crucibles, Advanced Engineering Materials, Volume 9, Issue 7 (2007), pp. 566-571.

[27] Scharf,C., Živanović,P., Ditze,A., Horny,K., Franke,G., Blawert,C., Kainer,K.U., Morales,E.: Industrial application of a new secondary magnesium alloy, 15th Magnesium Automotive and User Seminar, 27./28. September 2007, Aalen, S. 1-15.

[28] Scharf,C., Živanović,P., Ditze,A., Horny,K., Franke,G., Blawert,C., Kainer,K.U., Morales,E.: Untersuchungen zum Einsatz einer neuen Magnesium-Sekundärlegierung in der industriellen Praxis, Giesserei 94, Vol. 11, 2007, S. 38-50.

[29] Scharf,C., Živanović,P., Ditze,A., Horny,K., Franke,G., Blawert,C., Kainer,K.U., Morales,E.: Research into the industrial use of a new secondary magnesium alloy, Casting Plant & Technology, Vol. 1, 2008, p. 2-12.

[30] Blawert,C., Kainer,K.U., Dietzel,W., Ditze,A., Scharf,C., Živanović,P.: Duktile Magnesiumlegierung, Patentanmeldung DE 10 2008 020 523 A1, 2008.

[31] Blawert,C., Morales,E.D., Kainer,K.U., Scharf,C., Živanović,P., Ditze,A.: Development of a new AZ based secondary magnesium alloy, 65th Annual World Magnesium Conference, May 18-20, 2008, Warschau (Polen), pp. 59-66.

[32] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Recycling of Magnesium, ISBN 978-3-89720-957-2, 1st edition 2008, Papierflieger Verlag GmbH.

[33] Scharf,C., Ditze,A.: Abschlussbericht zur AG „Altautoverwertung“, Clausthal 9.7.08, 50 Seiten.

[34] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Die Verwendung von Magnesiumschrotten für die Roheisenentschwefelung, X. Internationales Symposium “Entschwefelung von Roheisen und Stahl” der Fa. ALMAMET, 23.-26.9.08 Lissabon (Portugal), S. 3-12.

[35] Scharf,C., Živanović,P., Ditze,A.: Recycling of Magnesium Alloys Containing Strontium and Calcium with Flux. World of Metallurgy – ERZMETALL 62 (2009) No. 2, pp. 81-90.

[36] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Recycling von Magnesium und Magnesiumlegierungen, Praxis der Naturwissenschaften – Chemie in der Schule, Heft 3/58, April 2009, S. 13-17.

[37] Blawert,C., Kainer,K.U., Dietzel,W., Ditze,A., Scharf,C., Živanović,P.: Duktile Magnesiumlegierung, Europäische Patentanmeldung EP 2 116 622 A1, 2009.

[38] Blawert,C., Fechner,D., Höche,D., Heitmann,V., Dietzel,W., Kainer,K.U., Živanović,P., Scharf,C., Ditze,A., Gröbner,J., Schmid-Fetzer,R.: Magnesium secondary alloys: Alloy design for magnesium alloys with improved tolerance limits against impurities, Corrosion Science 52 (2010), pp. 2452-2468.

[39] Scharf,C.: Recycling von Magnesium und seinen Legierungen, Habili¬ta¬tions¬schrift, TU Clausthal, November 2010, Papierflieger Verlag GmbH, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, ISBN 978-3-86948-115-9, 320 Seiten.

[40] Scharf,C., Lenzen,P., Ditze,A.: Volatilisation of Lead by Using Chlorination Agent Magnesium Chloride. Proceedings EMC 2011, Vol. 2, ISBN 978-3-940276-37-7, pp. 505-518.

[41] Scharf,C., Ditze,A.: Recycling von Magnesium. In: K.J.Thomé-Kozmiensky, D.Goldmann, Recycling und Rohstoffe - Band 4, 2011, TK Verlag Karl Thomé-Kozmiensky, ISBN 978-3-935317-67-2, S. 215-234.

[42] Scharf,C., Ditze,A.: Fundamentals of Chlorination of Lead Oxide Using Magnesium Chloride. World of Metallurgy – ERZMETALL 64 (2011) No. 4, pp. 205-209.

[43] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Anwendung von Magnesium im Motorenbereich. Leichtmetallausschuss der GDMB 19./20.Sept. 2011.

[44] Scharf, C.: Basic research on the removal of lead from residues by using chlorination agent magnesium chloride. International Field Trip 2012 of Western Australien School of Mines at 28th June 2012 in Clausthal.

[45] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Removal of nickel from magnesium melts by precipitation with zirconium. Proceedings of 9th International Conference on magnesium alloys and their applications by W.J.Poole and K.U.Kainer, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 8-12, 2012, pp. 889-894.

[46] Scharf,C., Lakoma,P., Ditze,A.: Presentation of patented secondary magnesium alloy – Subsequent basic research: Investigation of influence of dendritic microstructure on corrosion properties. International Conference "Recycling of Non-Ferrous Metals", Kraków, Poland, February 6-8, 2013.

[47] Ditze,A., Scharf,C.: Interaction between Nickel and Zirconium in liquid Magnesium, World of Metallurgy – ERZMETALL 66 (2013) No. 3, pp. 168-174.

[48] Scharf,C., Ditze,A.: Processing of agglomerated red filter dust in the converter operation from metallurgical point of view, Steel Research International 84 (2013) No. 9, pp. 917-925, srin.201300126.