June 12th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have demonstrated that flash sintered yttria-stabilized zirconia (YSZ) acquires metal-like plasticity at room temperature. This discovery could prove to be useful in using YSZ as a thermal barrier coating for aircraft engine blades.
December 8th, 2017 | by April Gocha
Researchers at San Diego State University have developed a flash spark plasma sintering technique that can densify all kinds of materials, regardless of their electrical conductivity, in a matter of just seconds.
September 19th, 2017 | by April Gocha
Scientists at the University of California, San Diego have developed a method called water-assisted flash sintering that can densify powders to 98% of theoretical density in just 30 seconds. Their method takes place at room temperature and requires no external heating.
April 13th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
The European Ceramic Society is hosting Summer School 2017 in Budapest on July 7-8, 2017, in conjunction with its annual conference July 9-13. Students interested in attending can apply for travel support from ACerS before May 5.
February 10th, 2017 | by April Gocha
A collaboration of researchers from Purdue University and beyond is using a $3 million grant to take an up close look at flash sintering in a massive effort to broaden applications of the technique.
October 11th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Researchers at San Diego State University now report that they have developed an ultra-rapid method of flash spark plasma sintering, called flash hot pressing, that can really quickly densify even hard-to-deform materials such as silicon carbide.
July 18th, 2014 | by April Gocha
The August issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring stories about making glass from food waste, aluminum nitride powder synthesis, processing maps for flash sintering, the annual raw minerals report, and more—is now online.
April 18th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Credit: Marco Cologna & Rishi Raj, Univ. of Colorado. Words such as “novel” and “revolutionary” get thrown around fairly frequently …
October 13th, 2010 | by email@example.com
Talk about tantalizing tidbits of technology! There is a new article available online that reports on research showing that green-density …