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University of Bremen €4.5M launching MIMENIMA porous advanced ceramic effort; Is hiring

By Eileen De Guire / February 22, 2013

The University of Bremen (Germany) today announced that it has €4.5 million in funding for a project to tailor porous advanced ceramics for applications in energy, environmental, chemical engineering and space technology The project is called MIMENIMA—an acronym for micro-, meso- and macroporous nonmetallic materials. According to a university news release, “Eight interdisciplinary research groups…

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Interlocking ceramic elements lead to quasi-plastic properties

By Martin Grolms / May 29, 2012

Display of self-interlocking elements from oxide ceramics. Assemblies of such elements possess an increased bending compliance compared to bulk plates. Cracks are confined to a few elements, so that most of the elements stay intact and are reusable. Credit: T. Krause et al.; Adv. Eng. Mater. For many high-temperature applications, ceramics are indispensable. No other…

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