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Materials Science of Carbides, Nitrides and Borides : Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 3 - Yury G. Gogotsi

Materials Science of Carbides, Nitrides and Borides

Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 3

By: Yury G. Gogotsi (Editor), R.A. Andrievski (Editor)

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Published: 30th April 1999
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A survey of current research on a wide range of carbide, nitride and boride materials, covering the general issues relevant to the development and characterisation of a variety of advanced materials. Topics include structure and electronic properties, modeling, processing, high-temperature chemistry, oxidation and corrosion, mechanical behaviour, manufacturing and applications.
The volume complements more specialised books on specific materials as well as more general texts on ceramics or hard materials, presenting a survey of materials research as a key to technological development. After decades of research, the materials are being used in electronics, wear resistant, refractory and other applications, but numerous new applications are possible. Roughly equal numbers of papers cover theoretical and experimental research in the general field of materials science of refractory materials.
Audience: Researchers and graduate students in materials science and engineering.

Dedication
Preface
Group photo
The State-of-the-Art of High-Melting Point Compoundsp. 1
Basic Materials Research in the U.S. Department of Energyp. 19
Ternary Metal Boron Carbides: Constitution, Thermodynamics, Compound Formation and Structural Chemistryp. 29
Atomic Ordering and Phase Equilibria in Strongly Nonstoichiometric Carbides and Nitridesp. 47
On the Electronic Properties of Icosahedral Boron-Rich Solidsp. 65
FTIR Surface Spectrometry of High-Melting Point Compoundsp. 87
Surface Structure and Chemistry of the Boron-Rich Solidsp. 103
Numerical Modeling of Surface Reactionsp. 119
Interfaces in Ceramicsp. 133
Computational Modeling of Surface Layers of Refractory Compoundsp. 155
Fundamentals of Nitride-Based Superlattice Thin Filmsp. 187
Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis of Carbides, Nitrides, and Boridesp. 205
Precursors for Carbide, Nitride and Boride Synthesisp. 223
Interaction of Silicon Carbide and Nitride with Halogen Containing Compoundsp. 247
Boride/Nitride Composites: Synthesis and Propertiesp. 267
Design and Process of Non-oxide Ceramics. Case Study: Factors Affecting Microstructure and Properties of Silicon Nitridep. 285
Strength and Thermal Stress Resistance of Refractory Compoundsp. 305
Physics of Hardness of High-Melting Compoundsp. 323
High Temperature Carbide Structures in Nuclear Powerp. 337
Sol-Gel Synthesis of Silicon Carbide and Silicon Nitride Powders and Their Surface Propertiesp. 343
Subject Indexp. 359
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ISBN: 9780792357063
ISBN-10: 079235706X
Series: Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 3
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 30th April 1999
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.56