Article - 7 Oct 2005
Aluminum Nitride (AlN) is a important substrate material in electronic devices. AlN powders can become contaminatedby oxygen i9f they come into contact with water or oxygen. Hydrolysis behaviour and...
Article - 29 Nov 2001
Although ceramics have many beneficial properties, all-ceramic machines are rare, hence, the joining of ceramics to other materials is a vital technology. Methods vary from simple to mechanical means...
News - 14 Feb 2017
A distinguished professor and his research team from Rutgers University have developed an eco-friendly concrete using a reactive hydrothermal liquid-phase densification (rHLPD) process, otherwise...
News - 9 May 2013
Anyone who has seen pictures of the giant, red-hot cauldrons in which steel is made — fed by vast amounts of carbon, and belching flame and smoke — would not be surprised to learn that...
Article - 23 Jan 2017
This article discusses how to push the limits of nano-scale imaging with piezo-driven active vibration control.
Article - 17 Aug 2016
H.C. Starck Solutions are providers of high purity tantalum for use in the semiconductor industry, supplying it in several different forms designed for PVD sputtering.
Article - 7 Jul 2014
In this interview, Professor Iain Gibson, Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) at SIRAKOSS, talks to AZoM about the development of their MaxSi™ Graft technology.
Article - 9 Nov 2010
Pure corundum (Al2O3) is a rare mineral, perfectly colourless and transparent. Small amounts of metallic elements such as chromium, iron, titanium or vanadium can substitute for aluminium in the...
Article - 13 Apr 2006
This research was conducted to develop new formulations of AZS (alumina-zirconia-silica) refractories with different amounts of ZrO2 with the purpose of improving properties and the work conditions in...
Article - 30 Mar 2006
This paper presents powerful new characterization methods for ceramic and ceramic hybrid materials based on optical microscopy. These new methods can reveal detrimental defects. Comfocal laser...