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High Temperature Ceramic Powder Systems
This technology is a ceramic powder composition that includes Si, N, O, C, MG, B, and combination of different crystalline phases. These combinations have the potential to create a high temperature resistant and high strength ceramic product. Background: Ceramic coatings provides a thermal barrier and a layer of protection from corrosion on high heat....
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Erica Corral
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aerospace Engineering, Technology Classifications > Materials
Recrystallization of Ceramics
This technology is a recrystallization method of zirconium diboride (ZrB2) to change the ceramic material properties. The brittle nature of the ceramic material is transformed to be metal-like after the recrystallization process, which results in "strain-free" equiaxed grains. Background: Although ceramic materials are brittle with high...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Erica Corral, Fangyuan Gai
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Materials > Ceramics
Spark Plasma Joining of Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics without the Use of Filler Materials
This invention’s approach to solving this problem uses direct current heating to rapidly join two conductive ceramics with seamless joint microstructures. Conventional ceramic joining methods include brazing, transient liquid phase bonding, or mechanical fasteners. Although these methods are widely used and are reliable for most applications,...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Erica Corral, William Pinc, Luke Walker, Zachary Wing
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences, Technology Classifications > Materials, Technology Classifications > Materials > Ceramics, Technology Classifications > Materials > Processing