Structure and Bonding

High Performance Non-Oxide Ceramics I

Editors: Jansen, M. (Ed.)

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The nitrides and carbides of boron and silicon are proving to be an excellent choice when selecting materials for the design of devices that are to be employed under particularly demanding environmental and thermal con- tions. The high degree of cross-linking, due to the preferred coordination numbers of the predominantly covalently bonded constituents equalling or exceeding three, lends these non-oxidic ceramics a high kinetic stability, and is regarded as the microscopic origin of their impressive thermal and mechanical durability. Thus it does not come as a surprise that the chemistry, the physical properties and the engineering of the corresponding binary, ternary, and even quaternary compounds have been the subject of intensive and sustained efforts in research and development. In the five reviews presented in the volumes 101 and 102 of "Structure and Bonding" an attempt has been made to cover both the essential and the most recent advances achieved in this particular field of materials research. The scope of the individual contributions is such as to address both graduate students, specializing in ceramic materials, and all scientists in academia or industry dealing with materials research and development. Each review provides, in its introductory part, the chemical, physical and, to some extent, historical background of the respective material, and then focuses on the most relevant and the most recent achievements.

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FROM THE REVIEWS:

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
"This book has definite value as an important source for researchers working in the area of nonoxide ceramics. Both volumes of the series should prove to be very comprehensive sources of information and references for those interested in systems consisting of silicon, nitrogen, carbon, and boron."


Table of contents (3 chapters)

  • Phase Equilibria in the Si-B-C-N System

    Seifert, Hans Jürgen (et al.)

    Pages 1-58

  • Silicon Carbide — A Survey of Synthetic Approaches, Properties and Applications

    Roewer, G. (et al.)

    Pages 59-135

  • Amorphous Multinary Ceramics in the Si-B-N-C System

    Jansen, Martin (et al.)

    Pages 137-191

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
High Performance Non-Oxide Ceramics I
Editors
  • M. Jansen
Series Title
Structure and Bonding
Series Volume
101
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-45613-1
DOI
10.1007/3-540-45613-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-43131-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-07723-4
Series ISSN
0081-5993
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 198
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