Half Title 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.
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.
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.
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.