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Previews of the latest articles in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society—special topical issue on sintering

By Eileen De Guire / June 11, 2012

— Image of PiezoMEMS actuated wing design, illustrating PZT stroke and pitch actuators and thin film wing structure (left). Image of suspended platform with individually controllable wings next to a US dime (right). From PZT-Based Piezoelectric MEMS Technology. Credit: JACerS; Wiley. New papers that have been accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Ceramic…

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40 years and still growing: Polymer-derived ceramics field still on upswing

By / July 1, 2010

A quartet of researchers from Italy and Germany have published an fascinating overview of polymer-derived ceramics in the most recent edition of JACerS. Paolo Colombo, Gabriela Mera, Ralf Riedel and Gian Domenico Sorarù write in “Polymer-Derived Ceramics: 40 Years of Research and Innovation in Advanced Ceramics” (free access), that: “The polymer precursors represent inorganic/organometallic systems…

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