eBook Handbook of Advanced Ceramics, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123854709
  • ISBN-13: 9780123854704
  • DDC: 666
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1258 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This new handbook will be an essential resource for ceramicists. It includes contributions from leading researchers around the world and includes sections on Basic Science of Advanced Ceramics, Functional Ceramics (electro-ceramics and optoelectro-ceramics) and engineering ceramics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface to the First Edition.
Preface to the Second Edition.
Acknowledgments to the First Edition.
Acknowledgments to the Second Edition.
List of Editors.
List of Contributors.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Methods for Characterization of Advanced Ceramics.
2: Electron Microscopy.
3: The Latest Analytical Electron Microscope and its Application to Ceramics.
4: Advanced Carbons.
5: Advanced Carbon Materials.
6: Novel Carbon-Based Nanomaterials: Graphene and Graphitic Nanoribbons.
7: Nanodiamond—An Emerging Nano-carbon Material.
8: Catalytic Carbons – Cathode Catalytic Carbons.
9: Nuclear Graphite.
10: Carbon Materials for Si Semiconductor Manufacturing.
11: Isotropic Graphite for Electric Discharge Machining.
12: Carbon Fibers.
13: Activated Carbon Fibers.
14: Carbon–Carbon Composites.
15: Carbon Materials used for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells.
16: Carbons for Supercapacitors.
17: Advanced Non-Oxide Ceramics.
18: Silicon Carbide and Other Carbides: From Stars to the Advanced Ceramics.
19: Review and Overview of Silicon Nitride and SiAlON, Including their Applications.
20: High Thermal Conductivity Silicon Nitride Ceramics.
21: Development of Silicon Nitride for High-Temperature Use.
22: Low-Friction Si3N4 Ceramics with Carbon Fiber.
23: Frictional Properties and Microstructure of Si3N4 Containing Mo and Fe Compounds Prepared by Hot Pressing [1,2].
24: Low-cost Fabrication of Silicon Nitride Ceramics.
25: High-Strength and High-Toughness Silicon Nitride Ceramics.
26: Development of Fine-Grained Silicon Nitride Ceramics with a Small Amount of Sintering Additive.
27: Development of Advanced α-SiAlON Ceramics.
28: Applications.
29: Recent Progress in Zr(Hf)B2 Based Ultrahigh Temperature Ceramics.
30: Ceramic Bearings and Seals.
31: Advanced Ceramics Related to Energy Generation and Storage.
32: Hydrogen-Production Technologies Using Amorphous Silica Membranes.
33: All-Solid-State Li Battery for Future Energy Technology.
34: Advanced Ceramics for Nuclear Applications.
35: Advanced Optical Ceramics.
36: Glass-Ceramics.
37: New Glasses for Photonics.
38: Optical Resonators and Amplifiers: Fiber, Waveguide, and Spherical Lasers.
39: Advanced Electroceramics.
40: Multi-Layered Ceramic Capacitors.
41: Lead-Free Piezoelectric Ceramics.
42: Heat Capacity Study of Functional Ceramics.
43: New Frontiers Opened Up Through Function Cultivation in Transparent Oxides.
44: Rapid Prototyping of Ceramics.
45: Advanced Bio- and Medical Ceramics.
46: Biomorphous Ceramics from Lignocellulosic Preforms.
47: Application of a Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation for In Situ Monitoring of Interfacial Phenomena Between Bioceramics and Cells.
48: Anticancer Diagnoses and Treatments Using Ferrite Nanoparticles and Bulk.
49: Advanced Combustion Engine Parts.
50: Diesel Particulate Filters.
51: Advanced Ceramics Related to Mechanical Properties and Fracture Mechanics.
52: Mechanical Properties of Ceramics.
53: Testing and Evaluation of Mechanical Properties.
54: Microstructural Control and Mechanical Properties.
55: Determination of the Mechanical Reliability of Brittle Materials*.
56: Fracture Mechanics.
57: Fracture Mechanics Measurements.
58: Layered Ceramics.
59: Environmentally Enhanced Fracture of Glasses and Ceramics.
60: Development of Superplastic Ceramics.
61: Advanced Ceramic Coating: Science and Technology.
62: Joining Ceramics and Metals.
63: Heat-Resistant Coating Technology for Gas Turbines.
64: Application of High-Temperature Corrosion-Resistant Ceramics and Coatings Under Aggressive Corrosion Environment in Waste-To-Energy Boilers.
65: A New Thick Film Coating Technology-Laser Chemical Vapor Deposition.
66: Aerosol Deposition Method for Room-Temperature Ceramic Coating and Its Applications.
67: Processing, and Related Materials, and Their Applications and Properties.
68: Advanced Powder.
69: Ceramic Powders for Advanced Ceramics: What are Ideal Ceramic Powders for Advanced Ceramics?*.
70: Sol–Gel Process and Applications.
71: Colloidal Processing Fundamentals.
72: Solvothermal Synthesis of Metal Oxides.
73: Supercritical Hydrothermal Synthesis.
74: Controlled Thermal Plasma Processing of Ceramic Nanopowders.
75: Development of Easy-Handling Ceramic Nanoparticles: Present and Future.
76: Sonoprocess of Ceramic Materials.
77: Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Materials Prepared Through Supramolecular Assembly.
78: Precursor-Derived Ceramics*.
79: Combinatorial Nanoscience and Technology for Solid-State Materials.
80: Advanced Non-Powder.
81: Stereo Fabric Modeling Technology in Manufacturing Ceramics.
82: Porous Ceramic Materials.
83: Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS) Method, Systems, and Applications.
84: Functionally Graded Materials.
85: Nature Technology for the Creation of Innovative Life.
86: Recent Advances in HIP Technology and Atmosphere Control in HIP Treatment.