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...
Article - 20 Sep 2005
Polycarbosilane was synthesized from polydimethylsilane in the presence of zeolite as a catalyst. Characterization of synthesized polycarbosilane was performed with 29Si Solid State NMR, FT-IR, TPD,...
Article - 19 Mar 2003
A new coating has been developed for implants such as hip replacements. The coating is designed improve the life expectancy of the implants and offer improved bonding compared to cementless implants....
Article - 29 Nov 2001
Ceramic brazing techniques are used to join ceramics to other materials. Sometimes the use of intermediate layers are required to increase wetting of the materials to enable creation of a suitable...
Article - 1 Feb 2017
Equipment for thermal processing of high-purity and advanced materials needs to balance high-quality product output, economic production and safety.
Article - 10 Oct 2014
Professor Andrew Alderson, Principle Research Fellow at the Materials and Engineering Research Institute (MERI) at Sheffield Hallam University, talks to AZoM about his work with Auxetic Materials,...
Article - 8 Jun 2006
Diffusion of cations in high-temperature oxidation of ceramic matrix composites dispersed with metallic particles is discussed in this paper. Inward diffusion of oxygen passing though oxidized zone...
Article - 26 May 2006
This research for Eco-materials focuses on the improvement of photo response of titania thin films. The goal of this research is to find a suitable substrate for decreasing the band-gap of titania, to...