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Ceramic Materials Research
1st Edition - May 1, 1989
Editor: R. Brook
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The high expectations set on ceramic materials in recent years have always been balanced by the very considerable difficulties seen in reaching the required levels of… Read more
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The high expectations set on ceramic materials in recent years have always been balanced by the very considerable difficulties seen in reaching the required levels of reproducibility and cost. Indications of the significant progress, which can be seen in the papers presented in this volume, coupled with the recognition that considerable problems still lie between the state of the art and the full and confident exploitation of the many merits of ceramics, provide a healthy basis for the profitable selection of future research directions. The mastery of ceramic processing and the imaginative matching of the properties of these materials to diverse applications remain among the most promising sectors for technological development.
A selection of contents: The &dgr; doping layer: Electronic properties and device perspectives (F. Koch, A. Zrenner). Future very-large-scale integration technology (M. Hirose). High temperature superconducting ceramics (C.J. Humphreys, D.J. Eaglesham). Fabrication. Process of fine milling for ceramic materials (H.W. Hennicke, J. Stein). Non-uniformities and pore formation (U.B. Agbarakwe et al.). Systematic development of the ceramic injection moulding process (M.J. Edirisinghe, J.R.G. Evans). Microstructural changes in alumina during hot isostatic pressing (J. Besson, M. Abouaf). Upgrading technical ceramics (L.R. Wolff). Characterization. Conception of electronic ceramics in relation to their functional reliability: applications to multilayer ceramic capacitors and semiconductor ceramics (A. Lagrange). Features of the caeria-zirconia system (S. Meriani). Mechanical properties of engineering ceramics: test bars versus components (R. Morrell). Influence of additives on the microstructural development of mullite-Zr02 and alumina-Zr02 (J.S. Moya et al.). The influence of porosity on the thermal diffusivity of gamma-aluminate ceramics (M. Bertolotti et al.). Application and Properties of Ceramics for Electronics. Degradation of dielectric ceramics (R. Waser et al.). Electrical properties of bismuth-doped non-stoichiometric strontium titanate ceramics (A.M.S. Correia, J.L. Baptista). Effect of solid solution between barium titanate and cobalt-based Perovskites on dielectric properties (F. Weill et al.). The influence of cobalt on the electrical characteristics of ZnO ceramics (A. Miralles et al.). Ceramic-fiber-polymer composites for electronic substrates (J.D. Bolt et al.). Powders and Raw Materials. Microstructure characteristics of ultra-fine Zr02-Y203 ceramic powders (A.J.A. Winnubst et al.). Particular-shaped powders obtained by modification of aluminium and zirconium alkoxides (S. Dick et al.). Fumed oxides as base materials for ceramic applications (W. Hartmann et al.). Studies on synthesis and sintering of cordierite (J.C. Broudic et al.). Characterization of agglomerates by ceramic powder compaction (J.M. Heintz et al.). Superconductors. New trends in the crystal chemistry of high-Tc superconductors (B. Raveau et al.). Solution routes to synthesize superconducting oxides (H. Medelius, D.J. Rowcliffe). The chemistry and properties of grain boundaries in chemically thinned Y1Ba2Cu307-x (L.T. Romano et al.). Effect of cation non-stoichiometry and of process parameters on properties of YBCO (H.J. Scheel et al.). New oxygen-deficient Perovskite phase in the La1-xSrXCuO3-y system (N. Murayama, Y. Torii). YBa2Cu30x thin films coated by plasma polymerization (S. Morohashi et al.). Engineering Ceramics. Characterization of Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O superconducting materials by Raman spectroscopy (P.V. Huong et al.). Slip-cast hot isostatically pressed silicon nitride gas turbine components (R. Dillinger et al.). Interaction of ceramic cutting tools with nickel-based alloys (H. Addhoum, D. Broussaud). Oxidation processes in silicon-nitride-based ceramics (M. Pomeroy, S. Hampshire). Studies on the strengthening of silicon carbide-based multiphase ceramics: I the SiC-TiC system (D.L. Jiang et al.). Innovation in Traditional Ceramics. Technological and productive innovations in the ceramic industry with particular reference to ceramic floor and wall tiles (G. Nassetti). Recent developments in the shaping of porcelain tableware (J. Destermes). Certification and the ``1992 market'' (I. Ramirez Nunez de Prado, A. Tenaglia). Author Index. Subject Index. A complete list of contents is available on request from the Publisher.