Article - 21 Nov 2006
SiC-on-insulator (SiCOI) materials are potentially applicable to pressure sensors. This study looks at the growth of cubic silicon carbide (3C-SiC) crystalline films on thermally oxidized Si (SiO2/Si)...
Article - 12 Aug 2004
Reseachers at UCL have developed a coating based on vanadium dioxide that, when applied to glass windows, will reflect heat but allow light to pass thtough. Posted August 10 2004
Article - 27 Aug 2001
Surface treatments such as ion implantation, ion beam mixing, laser processing, PVD, CVD and laser alloying are being applied to monolithic ceramic materials to improve surface properties so that they...
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 - 3 May 2009
High purity silicon nitride (Si3N4) is required for the production of electronic and optoelectronic devices. CVD is one of the most important synthesis routes for the production of high purity Si3N4.
Article - 1 May 2007
Spectroscopic ellipsometry is used to characterize the thickness and optical constants of complex ferroelectric stacks with high accuracy and precision. This article looks at the characterization of...
Article - 8 Feb 2007
This document defines some ceramic terms to do with ceramic processing, materials properties of ceramics, ceramic materials and ceramic products. It also defines some acronyms and/or abbreviations...
Article - 27 Jun 2006
This article examines carbon nanotubes and buckytubes including a background to the development of nanotubes, applications and future developments
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 - 15 Aug 2005
TiO2 films are extensively studied because of their interesting chemical, electrical and optical properties. In this article, the Spectroscopic Ellipsometry (SE), non-destructive optical technique is...