DescriptionA collection of papers from The American Ceramic Society s 32nd International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, held in Daytona Beach, Florida, January 27-February 1, 2008. Topics include basic and applied research in nanomaterials such as synthesis, functionalization, processing, and characterization; structure-property correlations; bio- and magnetic nanomaterials; nanostructured materials for chemical mechanical planarization, display, health, and cosmetic applications; nanotubes and nanowires; and industrial development.
One-Dimensional Nanostructured Ceramics for Healthcare, Energy and Sensor Applications (S. Rarnakrishna, Rarnakrishnan Rarnaseshan, Rajan Jose, Liao Susan, Barhate Rajendrakurnar Suresh, and Raj Bordia).
What Makes a Good TiO, Photocatalyst? (Lars Osterlund, A. Mattsson, and P. O. Andersson).
Manufacturing of Ceramic Membranes Consisting of ZrO, with Tailored Microporous Structures for Nanofiltration and Gas Separation Membranes (Tim Van Gestel, Wilhelrn A. Meulenberg, Martin Brarn, and Hans-Peter Buchkrerner).
Electrical, Mechanical, and Thermal Properties of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Alumina Composites (Kaleern Ahrnad and Wei Pan).
Microstructure and Dielectric Properties of Nanostructured TiO, Ceramics Processed by Tape Casting (Sheng Chao, Vladirnir Petrovsky, Fatih Dogan).
The Simulation in the Real Conditions of Antibacterial Activity of TiO, (Fe) Films with Optimized Morphology (M. Gartner, C. Anastasescu, M. Zaharescu, M. Enache, L. Durnitru, TStoica, T.F. Stoica, and C. Trapalis).
Polyethylene/Boron Containing Composites for Radiation Shielding Applications (Courtney Harrison, Eric Burgett, Nolan Hertel, and Eric Grulke).
Synthesis and Optical Properties of SiC,&3i02 Nanocomposite Thin Films (Karakuscu, R. Guider, L. Paved, and G. D. Sora).
Strength and Related Phenomenon of Bulk Nanocrystalline Ceramic Synthesized via Non-Equilibrium Solid State P/M Processing (Hiroshi Kirnura).
Properties of Nanostructured Carbon Nitride Films for Semiconductor Process Applications (Jigong Lee, Choongwon Chang, Junarn Kim, and Sung Pi1 Lee).
Applying Nickel Nanolayer Coating onto BB4& Particles for Processing Improvement (Xiaojing Zhu, Kathy Lu, Hongying Dong, Chris Glornb, Elizabeth Logan, and Karthik Nagarathnarn).
Effect of Carbon Nanotubes Addition on Matrix Microstructure and Thermal Conductivity of Pitch Based Carbon-Carbon Composites (Lalit Mohan Manocha, Rajesh Pande, Harshad Patel, S. Manocha, Ajit Roy, and J.P. Singh)
Microstructure and Properties of Carbon Nanotubes Reinforced Titania Matrix Composites Prepared under Different Sintering Conditions (S.Manocha, L.M.Manocha, E.Yasuda, and Chhavi Manocha).
Elaboration of Alumina-YAG Nanocomposites from Pressureless Sintered Y-Doped Alumina Powders (Paola Palrnero, Laura Montanaro, Claude Esnouf, and Gilbert Fantoui).
Nanoscale Pinning Media in Bulk Melt-Textured High-T, Superconductors and their Importance for Super-Magnet Applications (M. Muralidhar, N. Sakai, M. Jirsa, M. Murakarni, and I. Hirabayashi).
Novel Nano-Material for Opto-Electrochemical Application (P.C. Pandey and Dheeraj S. Chauhan).
Kaolinite-Dimethylsulfoxide Nanocomposite Precursors (Jefferson Leixas Capitaneo, Valeska da Rocha Caffarena, Flavio Teixeira da Silva, Magali Silveira Pinho, and Maria Aparecida Pinheiro dos Santos).
Raman Spectroscopy of Anatase Coated Carbon Nanotubes (Georgios Pyrgiotakis and Wolfgang M. Sigmund).
Structural and Optical Properties of Sol-Gel Derived Hydroxyapatite Films in Different Stages of Crystallization and Densification Processes (Tionica Stoica, Mariuca Gartner, Adelina lanculescu, Mihai Anastasescu, Adrian Slav, luliana Pasuk, Toma Stoica, and Maria Zaharescu).
Evaluation of Aggregate Breakdown in Nanosized Titanium Dioxide via Mercury Porosimetry (Navin Venugopal and Richard A. Haber).
Enrichment and Vacuum-Sintering Activity of Colloidal Carbon Submicro-Spheres (Jianjun Hu, Zhong Lu, and Qiang Wang).
Nitrogen Doped Diamond Like Carbon Thin Films on PTFE for Enhanced Hernocompatibility (S. Srinivasan, O. Yang, and V.N. Vasilets).
Nanostructured Nitride Surface via Advanced Plasma Nitriding and Its Applications (Sehoon Yoo, Yong-Ki Cho, Sang Gweon Kim, and Sung-Wan Kim).