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Showing papers in "Ceramics International in 2018"


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TL;DR: In this paper, a review on the various synthetic approaches of ZnO nanomaterials with V O and their defect-related properties including structural characteristics, band structure, optical, electrical and ferromagnetic properties are outlined.

324 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the material design and fresh properties of geopolymer mortar developed for 3D concrete printing application are presented, where extruded materials are deposited layer by layer to build complex architectural and structural components without the need of any formwork and human intervention.

273 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors reviewed the current progress in the adhesion qualities of HAp-based coatings on metallic biomaterials specifically for the biomedical application and found that a surface that meets the minimum unique characteristics will enhance the bonding force between the coating and the substrate.

252 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, an equi-atomic high-entropy carbide powder was synthesized using spark plasma sintering (SPS), and its phase evolution, microstructure, composition and oxidation behaviour were investigated in detail.

248 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, the synthesis, characterization and potential applications of porous geopolymers, realized through different processing routes, are discussed in relation to their microstructure, porosity and properties.

236 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, a new hydrothermal route with low-toxicity etching agents (NaBF4, HCl) was used to synthesize 2D MXenes (h-Ti3C2).

229 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, structural and magnetic parameters were determined including the unit cell parameters, ionic coordinates, thermal isotropic factors, occupation positions, bond lengths and bond angles, microstrain values and magnetic moments.

215 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, a stereolithography-based method of 3D printing was successfully used to fabricate a complex-shaped triangular zirconia cutting tool with a tool withdrawal groove and a honeycomb component.

212 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the authors present the recent achievements on carbon additives incorporated in ZrB2 ceramics, improved properties, and their advancements, and explore the advantages, disadvantages, and the productivity of the introduced composite materials.

168 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, a facile single-step hydrothermal method is reported for the synthesis of Ni and Zn doped SnO 2 nanomaterials, i.e. nanoparticles and nanosheets.

164 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the preparation, properties and applications of graphene materials in a few selected functional devices are discussed, including graphene bulbs, graphene superconductors, graphene chips, rapid heating of graphene, drug carriers, hydrogen storage materials, and graphene battery.

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TL;DR: In this article, a review of laser deposition-additive manufacturing of ceramics and reinforced metal matrix composites (MMCs) is presented, where the main issues to be solved, corresponding solutions, and the trend of development are summarized and discussed.

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TL;DR: In this article, Ca-doped perovskite lanthanum manganites (La1-xCaxMnO3, LCMs) were prepared by sol-gel method and used as electrode materials of supercapacitors.

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TL;DR: In this article, the effect of co-substitution (Li and Al) on structural, morphological and magnetic properties of CuFe 2 O 4 nanoparticles were investigated using powder X-ray Diffraction (XRD), Fourier-Transform Infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Vibrating Sample Magnetometer (VSM) and Mossbauer spectroscopic techniques.

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TL;DR: In this article, the effect of nano silica on the short term severe durability performance of fly ash based geopolymer concrete (GPC) specimens was investigated, and four types of GPC were produced with two types of low calcium fly ashes (FAI and FAII), and ordinary Portland cement concrete (OPC) concrete was also cast for reference.

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TL;DR: In this article, tetragonal zirconia (t-ZrO2) nanoparticles were successfully prepared by a hydrothermal method and characterized by various measurement techniques.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors used X-ray diffraction (XRD), photoluminescence (PLS), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), elemental mapping (EDS), TEM and vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM) at 300 and 10'K. All the elaborated products presented typically squarness ratio (M r /M s ) around 0.5, indicating the existence of noninteracting single domain MNPs with a uniaxial anisotropy.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors developed a direct, ultrafast, green and non-toxic strategy for scalable production of GO-Fe3O4 hybrids for the first time, which only requires a simple one-step reaction and would produce no pollutants in the whole reaction process.

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TL;DR: In this article, the synthesis and properties of a new zinc oxide nanostructure and its antimicrobial applications are presented, and the synthesis method was fast, clean and green using a natural sweetener (Stevia) extract.


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TL;DR: In this paper, the effects of spark plasma sintering (SPS) temperature on densification, microstructure, hardness and thermal conductivity of monolithic TiC ceramics were studied.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the effect of cobalt-zirconium substitution on the structural, microstructural, magnetic and dielectric properties of polycrystalline nanoparticles of M-type Ca(ZrCo) x Fe 12−2 x O 19 (0.0

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TL;DR: In this article, mesoporous geopolymer was synthesized using a novel and easy synthesis route employing metakaolin and rice husk ash as sources of silica and alumina, and soybean oil as a mesostructure-directing agent.

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TL;DR: In this article, the formation mechanism of Ti3AlC2 MAX phase, synthesized using elemental titanium, aluminum, and carbon (graphite) powders via wave propagation and thermal explosion techniques, was investigated.

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TL;DR: In this paper, a unique and architectural nanostructured WO3-CNT @MoSe2 composites were developed through facile hydrothermal and wet-chemical co-precipitation method.

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TL;DR: In this paper, a detailed characterization including chemical, physical, microstructural and mechanical studies of hydroxyapatite (HA) powders following the wet chemical precipitation technique and perform a detailed characterisation including X-Ray Diffraction (XRD), Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR) analyses, Differential Thermal-Thermogravimetric Analysis (DTA-TGA), Scanning Electron Microscope/Energy Dispersive Spectro-Spectroopy (SEM/EDS) observations, Vickers microhardness

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TL;DR: In this paper, a-Fe2O3/Ti3C2 MXene composite was synthesized using uniform 2D annealing and layered Ti3C 2 MXene via a facile ultrasonic assisted self-assembly method, which can achieve strong visible light absorption and high charge separation efficiency.

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TL;DR: In this article, a new kind of fly ash-based geopolymer foams was prepared by chemical foaming method and the effects of foaming agent, foam stabilizer and foaming temperature on the dry density, fluidity, compressive strength, thermal conductivity and capillary water absorption of the geo-material foams were studied.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the interfacial behavior of spark plasma sintered ZrB2-SiC nanocomposite doped with graphene nano-platelets was investigated by transmission electron microscopy (TEM).

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TL;DR: In this article, the photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue (MB) was carried out on g-C3N4 2D nanosheets with various precursors of urea, dicyandiamide and melamine.