DescriptionPapers from The American Ceramic Society's 31st International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, held in Daytona Beach, Florida, January 21-26, 2007. Topics include synthesis, fictionalization, processing, and characterization of nanomaterials; structure-property correlations at nanometer length scales; bio- and magnetic nanomaterials; fundamentals in nanoscale systems and processes; nanostructured materials for chemical mechanical planarization, display, health and cosmetic applications; nanotubes and nanowires, nanolithography, and industrial development of nanomaterials.
Fractionation of Nanocrystalline TiO2, by Coagulation of Hydrosols (O.B. Pavlova-Verevkina, L.A. Ozerina, S.N. Chvalun, and A.N. Ozerin).
Synthesis of Nanocrystalline Forsterite (Mg2,SiO4) Via Polymer Matrix Route (Ali Saberi, Zahra Negahdari, Babak Alinejhad, Frarnarz Kazemi, and Ali Almasi).
Deformation Mechanisms of Natural Nano-Laminar Composites: Direct TEM Observation of Organic Matrix in Nacre (Taro Sumitomo, Hideki Kakisawa, Yusuke Owaki, and Yutaka Kagawa).
Photocatalytically Sensitive Materials for Water Splitting (Marek Laniecki).
Biomimetic Synthesis of Hierachically Porous Materials and their Stabilization Effects on Metal Nanoparticles (Junhui He and Shuxia Liu).
Electrospinning of Alumina Nanofibers (Karin Lindqvist, Elis Carlstromn, Anna Nelvig, and Bengt Hagstrom).
Carbon Nanotube (CNT) and Carbon Fiber Reinforced High Toughness Reaction Bonded Composites (P.G. Karandikar, G. Evans, and M.K. Aghajanian).
Investigations on the Stability of Platinum Nanostructures on Implantable Microelectrodes—A First Approach (Anup Ramachandran, Wigand Poppendieck, Klaus Peter Koch, Nicole Donia, and Sanjay Mathur).
Growth of Barium Hexaferrite Nanoparticle Coatings by Laser-Assisted Spray Pyrolysis (G. Dedigamuwa, P. Mukherjee, H. Srikanth, and S. Witanachchi).
Crack Extension Behavior in Nano-Laminar Glass/Metal Composite (Hideki Kakisawa, Taro Sumitomo, Yusuke Owaki, and Yutaka Kagawa).
Self Assembled Functional Nanostructures and Devices (Cengiz S. Ozkan).
Composition-Structure-Properties Correlation in the SiO2-P2O5 Sol-Gel Films Obtained with Different Precursors (M. Zaharescu, L. Predoana, M. Gartner, M. Anastasescu, L. Todan, P. Osiceanu, C. Vasiliu, C. Grigorescu, and G. Pavelescu).
Preparation of Zeolite/Carbon Composites via LTA Zeolite Synthesis in the Macropores of Unmodified Carbon Supports (S. Jones, E. Crezee, P.A. Sermon, and S. Tennison).
Rapid Inspection of Carbon Nanotube Quality (S.A. Hooker, R. Geiss, R. Schilt, and A. Kar).
Continuous Production and Harvesting of Inorganic-Ceramic Nanoparticles (S.A.E. Abdulla, P.A. Sermon, M. Worsley, and I.R. Collins).
Preparation and Characterization of Submicrometer-Sized Zinc Oxide (M. Bitenc and Z. Crnjak Orel).
Porous and Dense Perovskite Films (A. Pohl, G. Westin, M. Ottosson, A. Grishin, S. Khartsev, and R. Fors).
Microporous ZrO, Membrane Preparation by Liquid-Injection MOCVD (S. Mathur, E. Hemmer, S. Earth, J. Altmayer, N. Donia, I. Kumakiri, N. Lecerf, and R. Bredesen).
Photodecomposition of Acetone on ZrOx-TiO2 Thin Films in O2 Excess and Deficit Conditions (L. Osterlund, A. Mattsson, M. Leideborg, and G. Westin).
Design, Fabrication and Electronic Structure of Oriented Metal Oxide Nanorod-Arrays (Lionel Vayssieres).