Article - 16 Feb 2002
The only material that is practically used for electron emitters is tungsten. Although there are other electropositive metals that yield higher emission rates, tungsten has an extremely low vapor...
Article - 18 Apr 2006
This paper presents the status of Materials Engineering research and education in the Philippines in line with the objective of establishing a network for research.
Article - 31 Jul 2001
Bicomponent extrusion is a novel process for producing ceramic fibres with distinct core and sheath phases. These materials have potential use in metal and ceramic matrix composites and have the...
Article - 4 Mar 2010
Conceptual design for the X43-A, a reusable hypersonic aerospace vehicle that would utilize UHTC leading edges and control surfaces.
Article - 3 Apr 2002
While platinum is best known as a precious metal and use in jewellery and as an investment, it has several other key uses. Some of these include catalysts for automotive and chemical applications,...
Article - 28 May 2001
Molybdenum disilicide (MoSi2), a refractory metal silicide, is mainly used as a heating element and has been recognized as a potential structural ceramic