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Sintering of Ceramics

New Emerging Techniques

Edited by Arunachalam Lakshmanan

Saveetha Engineering College

The chapters covered in this book include emerging new techniques on sintering. Major experts in this field contributed to this book and presented their research. Topics covered in this publication include Spark plasma sintering, Magnetic Pulsed compaction, Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramic technology for the preparation of 3-dimesinal circuits, Microwave sintering of thermistor ceramics, Synthesis of Bio-compatible ceramics, Sintering of Rare Earth Doped Bismuth Titanate Ceramics prepared by Soft Combustion, nanostructured ceramics, alternative solid-state reaction routes yielding densified bulk ceramics and nanopowders, Sintering of intermetallic superconductors such as MgB2, impurity doping in luminescence phosphors synthesized using soft techniques, etc. Other advanced sintering techniques such as radiation thermal sintering for the manufacture of thin film solid oxide fuel cells are also described.

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Sintering of CeramicsNew Emerging TechniquesEdited by Arunachalam Lakshmanan

Published: March 2nd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1882

ISBN: 978-953-51-0017-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4334-5

Copyright year: 2012

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163 Web of Science Citations

173 Dimensions Citations


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1. Microwave Fast Sintering of Ceramic Materials

By Romualdo R. Menezes, Pollyane M. Souto and Ruth H.G.A. Kiminami


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2. Synthesis of Diamond Using Spark Plasma Sintering

By Faming Zhang and Eberhard Burkel


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3. The Effects of Sintering Temperature Variations on Microstructure Changes of LTCC Substrate

By Rosidah Alias


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4. Microwave Sintering of Thermistor Ceramics

By Aimin Chang, Huimin Zhang, Qing Zhao and Bo Zhang


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5. Cold-Bonding Technique – A New Approach to Recycle Innocuous Construction Residual Soil, Sludge, and Sediment as Coarse Aggregates

By Chih-Ta Tsai


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6. Advanced Sintering Techniques in Design of Planar IT SOFC and Supported Oxygen Separation Membranes

By Vladislav Sadykov, Vladimir Usoltsev, Yulia Fedorova,Natalia Mezentseva, Tamara Krieger, Nikita Eremeev, Marina Arapova, Arcady Ishchenko, Alexey Salanov, Vitaly Pelipenko, Vitaly Muzykantov, Artem Ulikhin, Nikolai Uvarov, Oleg Bobrenok, Alexander Vlasov, Mikhail Korobeynikov, Aleksei Bryazgin, Andrei Arzhannikov, Petr Kalinin, Oleg Smorygo and Manfred Thumm


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7. Sintering and Properties of Nb4AlC3 Ceramic

By Chunfeng Hu, Qing Huang, Yiwang Bao and Yanchun Zhou


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8. Effect of Magnetic Pulsed Compaction (MPC) on Sintering Behavior of Materials

By Soon-Jik Hong, Md. Raihanuzzaman Rumman and Chang Kyu Rhee


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9. New Challenges in the Sintering of HA/ZrO2 Composites

By Cristina Vasconcelos


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10. Ceramics in Dentistry

By R. Narasimha Raghavan


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11. Biocompatible Ceramic – Glass Composite – Manufacturing and Selected Physical – Mechanical Properties

By Barbara Staniewicz–Brudnik and Małgorzata Lekka


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12. Synthesis and Sintering Studies of Magnesium Aluminum Silicate Glass Ceramic

By Shahid-Khan Durrani, Muhammad-Ashraf Hussain, Khalid Saeed, Syed-Zahid Hussain, Muhammad Arif and Ather Saeed


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13. A Novel Approach to Develop Chalcogenide Glasses and Glass-Ceramics by Pulsed Current Electrical Sintering (PCES)

By Gaelle Delaizir and Laurent Calvez


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14. Effect of TiO2 Addition on the Sintering Process of Magnesium Oxide from Seawater

By Vanja Martinac


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15. The Role of Sintering in the Synthesis of Luminescence Phosphors

By Arunachalam Lakshmanan


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16. Sintering and Characterization of Rare Earth Doped Bismuth Titanate Ceramics Prepared by Soft Combustion Synthesis

By Umar Al-Amani Azlan, Warapong Krengvirat, Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Noor, Khairunisak Abd. Razak and Srimala Sreekantan


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17. High Pressure Sintering of WC-10Co Doped with Rare-Earth Elements

By C.M.F.G. Marques, G.S. Bobrovnitchii and J.N.F Holanda


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18. Mechanisms of Microstructure Control in Conventional Sintering

By Adriana Scoton Antonio Chinelatto, Elíria Maria de Jesus Agnolon Pallone, Ana Maria de Souza, Milena Kowalczuk Manosso, Adilson Luiz Chinelatto and Roberto Tomasi


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19. Two-Step Sintering Applied to Ceramics

By Gislâine Bezerra Pinto Ferreira, José Ferreira da Silva Jr, Rubens Maribondo do Nascimento, Uílame Umbelino Gomes and Antonio Eduardo Martinelli


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20. Ba1-XSrXTiO3 Ceramics Synthesized by an Alternative Solid-State Reaction Route

By R.A. Vargas-Ortíz, F.J. Espinoza-Beltrán and J. Muñoz-Saldaña


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21. Sintering Process and Its Mechanism of MgB2 Superconductors

By Zongqing Ma and Yongchang Liu


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22. Reactive Sintering of Aluminum Titanate

By Irene Barrios de Arenas


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23. Sintering to Transparency of Polycrystalline Ceramic Materials

By Marta Suárez, Adolfo Fernández, Ramón Torrecillas and José L. Menéndez


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24. Effects of the Microstructure Induced by Sintering on the Dielectric Properties of Alumina

By Zarbout Kamel, Moya Gérard, Si Ahmed Abderrahmane, Damamme Gilles and Kallel Ali


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25. Evaluation of Dielectric Properties from the Cakes of Feldspathic Raw Material for Electrical Porcelain Production

By V.P. Ilyina


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26. Sintering of Transparent Conductive Oxides: From Oxide Ceramic Powders to Advanced Optoelectronic Materials

By Guido Falk


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