Superior toughness and unusual electrical activity are just a few of the characteristics of the unique class of materials known as ceramics. In recent industrial applications, variable thickness ceramic thin films have been extensively utilized. The latest research published in the journal Materials has utilized in-situ time-resolved optical methods to thoroughly assess pulsed laser deposition (PLD) of ceramic layers.
Researchers performed strain-rate-dependent compression and indirect tension experiments on CeramTec Alotec 98% alumina ceramic.
In an article recently published in the journal Additive Manufacturing, researchers discussed the development of 3D printed crack-free polymer-derived dense ceramic monoliths and lattice skeletons with better thickness and mechanical performance.
In an article recently published in the journal Ceramics International, researchers studied the clays from Alhabia (Almera, Spain) as well as their thermal and ceramic qualities.
In an article recently published in the journal Additive Manufacturing, researchers discussed the utility of ceramic heat exchangers made by binder jet additive manufacturing for concentrating applications of solar power with thermal energy storage in the molten chlorides.
A paper recently published in the MDPI journal Materials demonstrated the commercial viability of upcycling pharmaceutical glass into ceramics.
A team of scientists from France have reported the development of a novel additive manufacturing approach for the production of YAG (yttrium aluminum garnet) ceramics in a one-step process.
In an article recently published in the journal Cleaner Materials, researchers discussed the utility of vaporized granite waste powder as a secondary flux material for the long-term manufacturing of ceramic tiles.
Publishing in ACS Energy Letters, a team of researchers from the USA and China has demonstrated the rapid, economical synthesis of ceramic powders for use in perovskite solar cells using thermal shock.
A study recently published in the journal Materials provided a methodology and reference data for designing ceramic/ ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fiber-reinforced resin matrix composite (UHMWPE) armors with high safety performance.