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Diamond and Related Materials Based Composites : NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Diamond Based Composites, Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 21-22, 1997 : Environment & Management - Mark A. Prelas

Diamond and Related Materials Based Composites : NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Diamond Based Composites, Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 21-22, 1997

Environment & Management

By: Mark A. Prelas (Editor), Andrew Benedictus (Editor), Li-Te Steven Lin (Editor), Galina Popovici (Editor), Peter Gielisse (Editor)

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Diamond-based composites, with their advantages of hardness, high Young's modulus and the like, have demonstrated new and unusual features, such as stability to high temperatures and pressure shocks and a large internal surface that can be controlled to offer customised electrical, magnetic and optical properties, leading to efficient filters, absorbents, sensors and other tools for environmental control and monitoring. The current book covers the synthesis of materials, their characterization and properties, trends in high pressure and high temperature technologies, low pressure technologies, basic principles of DBC material science, and future developments in electronics, optics, industrial tools and components, biotechnology, and medicine. Wide band-gap materials are considered, ranging from molecular clusters, nanophase materials, growth, processing and synthesis. The processing of composite based materials can be classified into six basic methods: in situ growth, high pressure/high temperature catalytic conversion; mix and sinter (c-BN plus metal-ceramic polymer mix); direct sintering; direct polymorphic conversion; shock detonation; and SHS sintering.

Advance Composite Materials On the Diamond Basep. 1
Diamond Composites for Grinding Applicationsp. 13
Hot Pressing of Nanodiamond Powderp. 31
Chemical Vapor Deposition of Diamond Films on Diamond Compactsp. 39
The Diamond and Hard Alloy-Based Composite Materialp. 53
Growth Kinetics of Cubic Boron Nitride Films and Compositesp. 63
Phase Transformations in Ultradispersed Boron Nitride under the Conditions of High Pressures and Temperaturesp. 115
Composite Materials Based on Cubic Boron Nitride: Structure and Propertiesp. 121
Comparison Between DC and RF Magnetron Sputtered Aluminum Nitride Filmsp. 127
Aluminum Nitride Composite Filmsp. 133
Allotropic Forms of Carbon Nitridep. 151
Phase Transition in C:N Films under Shock Wave Compressionp. 161
Copper Nanoclusters in DLCp. 171
X-ray Absorption Study of Copper Clusters Embedded into Hydrogenated Amorphous Carbonp. 191
Fractal Structure of Copper Clusters Embedded in DLCp. 197
On the Copper-Carbon Interaction in Cu-Doped Diamond-Like Carbonp. 203
Verification of Nanocrystalline Diamond Films' Qualityp. 211
The Surface Structure of Carbon Films Deposited by Different Plasmachemical Methodsp. 219
Direct Observations of the Elastic Modulus and Tensile Strength of CVD Diamond Films and Fibersp. 229
Magnetic Resonance Studies of Solid-State Hydrogen and Hydrogen-Related Defectsp. 241
Photothermal Determination of the Thermal Conductivity of Superhard Thin Filmsp. 261
Effect of Light on the Performance of CVD Diamond Nuclear Detectorsp. 269
Open-Circuit Mobility Measurements in DLC Thin Filmsp. 277
Native and Light Induced Defect States in Wide Band-Gap Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon-Carbon (A-Si[subscript 1-x]C[subscript x]:H) Alloy Thin Filmsp. 285
Genesis of Defects Suitable For High-Temperature Spectral Hole Burning in Diamondp. 301
Raman Spectroscopy of Amorphous Diamondlike Carbon Films Produced With a Mass-Separated Ion Beam and Pulsed Arc Dischargep. 309
ESR Study of Neutron Irradiated Doped Diamond Filmsp. 323
Diamond Based P-I-N Transistorp. 329
Nature of the Origin of Non-Linear Current Voltage Characteristics in Polycrystalline Diamond Materialsp. 335
Radiation Induced Modifications of Diamondp. 341
Nanophase Diamond Containing Material Based on Detonation Synthesis Powdersp. 349
Cluster Polymers Composites on Basis of Diamond Containing Nanocarbon of Explosive Synthesisp. 353
Superhard Composites of Cubic Boron Nitridep. 361
Issues In c-BN Compositesp. 369
Workshop Participantsp. 377
Index of Authorsp. 383
Indexp. 385
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ISBN: 9780792346678
ISBN-10: 079234667X
Series: Environment & Management
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 386
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.74