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Nanoparticles lower thermal shock stress for ceramics at extreme temperatures

By Faye Oney / September 4, 2018

Researchers have succeeded in reducing heat transfer of ceramics at extreme temperatures. A simple coating of nanoparticles on a ceramic surface was all that was needed to reduce thermal shock and maintain strength of the ceramic material.

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2008 Orton Lecture: A Retrospective and Perspective – Jeffrey Brinker

By / March 14, 2009

Brinker’s research interestes include silica sol-gel chemistry, inorganic polymers, controlled porosity materials, fundamentals of film formation, and more.

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