Microstructure and properties of zirconia/carbon nanofiber composites

Puchy, Viktor, Dusza, Ján, Blugan, Gurdial, Morgiel, Jerzy, Kuebler, Jakob, Inam, Fawad, Peijs, Ton and Reece, Michael (2009) Microstructure and properties of zirconia/carbon nanofiber composites. In: The Eighth Students' Meeting on Processing and Applications of Ceramics (SM 2009), 2-5 December, 2009, Novi Sad, Serbia.

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Abstract

The effect of the addition of carbon nanofibers (CNFs) on the microstructure, fracture/mechanical and electrical properties of the CNF/zirconia composite has been investigated. The microstructure of both ZrO2 and ZrO2–CNF composites consists of a very low grain sized matrix (approximately 160 nm) with relatively well dispersed carbon nanofibers in the composite. The mechanical properties slightly decreased after the addition of CNFs to the ZrO2 but the electrical resistivity decreased significantly, exhibiting approximately 0.1 Ω cm.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: F200 Materials Science
H300 Mechanical Engineering
J300 Ceramics and Glasses
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mechanical and Construction Engineering
Depositing User: Fawad Inam
Date Deposited: 24 May 2013 16:01
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:25
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/12684

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