An Introduction to Ceramics

An Introduction to Ceramics

by Roman Pampuch

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319363509
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 10/07/2016
Series: Lecture Notes in Chemistry , #86
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 91
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

About the Author

Roman Pampuch is a professor-emeritus for Materials Science at the University of Science and Technology, Krakow, an internationally established expert on ceramics, recipient of the Leo Stuits Prize from the European Ceramic Society and from 1973 till 2013 Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Ceramic International”. He gave lectures on ceramics at numerous universities, such as the Technical University Clausthal, Germany, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Céramique Industrielle, France.

Table of Contents

A brief history of ceramic innovation.- The tradition continued.- Ceramics to overcome brittleness.- Voids are important.- Unusual dielectrics and ceramic conductors.- Materials versus light.- Absorption of light in transparent materials and perception of colors.- Imitating and supporting nature.

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