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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 19, 2015

Producing high-temp ceramic nanofibers, new research center to study gallium nitride, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 19, 2015.

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Extreme testing: Mechanical testing of UHTCs at ultrahigh temperatures

By Eileen De Guire / December 11, 2012

These CT scans showing the formation of microcracks in ceramic composites under applied tensile loads at 1,750 degrees Celsius were obtained at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source using a unique mechanical testing rig. Credit: Ritchie; LBNL. “Failure is not an option” applies to ultrahigh temperature ceramics and ceramic composites for extreme environments. UHTC materials are…

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Fahrenholtz, Bill (2012, 2011)

By / June 12, 2012

2012 Contact Information: Bill Fahrenholtz, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO billf@mst.edu NSF Abstract in Ceramics Program: Solid Solution and Isotope Effects on the Properties of Boride Ceramics 2012 Highlight: Presentation Material Keywords: Borides Area Keywords: Broader Impact Keywords: Press Release: CER GranteeWorkshop Participant: 2012 2011 Contact Information: William Fahrenholtz, Missouri University of…

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Hafnium and zirconium diboride composites for leading edges of hypersonic vehicles

By Eileen De Guire / August 12, 2011

Artist’s rendition of DARPA’s Falcon HTV-2 hypersonic aircraft. Credit: DARPA.   It’s not often that the latest issue of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society to hit the newsstands ties in with current events, but the August issue does. Yesterday DARPA conducted its second test flight of a hypersonic vehicle and, unfortunately, lost communication…

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