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The objective of this book is to discuss the current status of research and development of boron-rich solids as sensors, ultra-high temperature ceramics, thermoelectrics, and armor. Novel biological and chemical sensors made of stiff and light-weight boron-rich solids are very exciting and efficient for applications in medical diagnoses, environmental surveillance and the detection of pathogen and biological/chemical terrorism agents. Ultra-high temperature ceramic composites exhibit excellent oxidation and corrosion resistance for hypersonic vehicle applications. Boron-rich solids are also promising candidates for high-temperature thermoelectric conversion. Armor is another very important application of boron-rich solids, since most of them exhibit very high hardness, which makes them perfect candidates with high resistance to ballistic impact. The following topical areas are presented: •boron-rich solids: science and technology; •synthesis and sintering strategies of boron rich solids; •microcantilever sensors; •screening of the possible boron-based thermoelectric conversion materials; •ultra-high temperature ZrB2 and HfB2 based composites •magnetic, transport and high-pressure properties of boron-rich solids; •restrictions of the sensor dimensions for chemical detection; •armor

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New biological and chemical sensors made of stiff and light-weight boron-rich solids have exciting applications in medical diagnoses, environmental surveillance and the detection of pathogen and biological/chemical terrorism agents. This book covers the field.

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors.- Preface.- Acknowledgment.- Boron Carbide/Boron Carbide - Carbon Nanofibers Laminates with Weak Interfaces.- All Ceramic Cantilever Sensors With Boron Carbide Layer: Advantages And Dimensional Limitations; M. Lugovy.- Raman Effect In Boron And Boron-Rich Compounds.- Experimentally Founded Charge Transport Model For Icosahedral Boron-Rich Solids.- Magnetic And Thermoelectric Properties Of Boron-Rich Solids.- Scratch Studies in Boron-Rich Lightweight and Ultrahigh Temperature Ceramic.- The Electronic Properties Of Metal Borides And Borocarbides. Differences And Similarities.-Investigation of Hard Boron-rich Solids: Osmium Diboride and -rhombohedral Boronć.- Elastic and Vibration Properties of Boron - Carbon Ultra Hard Materials.- Processing and Properties of Ultra-refractory Composites Based on Zr- and Hf-borides: State of the Art and Perspectives.- Behavior of Boron Doped Graphites and Boron Carbide under Ion Beam and Plasma Irradiation.-Vibrational Spectroscopy of Adsorbates on the (111) and (100) Surfaces of Lanthanum Hexaboride.- Zirconium Dodecaboride, a Novel Superconducting Material with Enhanced Surface Characteristics.- Boron under Pressure: Phase Diagram and Novel High-pressure Phase.- Behavior Of The Crystalline Boron Carbide Coating Under Tokamak Conditions.- Electron Structure, Transport, and Superconducting Properties of ZrB12, ZrB2, YB6 and MgB2.- Densification, Microstructure Evolution and Mechanical Properties of Ultrafine SiC Particle - Dispersed ZrB2 Matrix Composites.- Mechanochemically Driven Syntheses of Boride Nanomaterials.-Vibrational Properties Of Zr(Hf)B2-Sic Uhtc Composites By Micro-Raman Spectroscopy.- Synthesis and Sintering Strategies of Boron-Rich Solids.- Field-Assisted Densification Of Superhard B6o Materials With Y2o3/Al2o3 Addition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9789048198177
Author:
Orlovskaya, Nina
Publisher:
Springer
Editor:
Lugovy, Mykola
Author:
Lugovy, Mykola
Subject:
Solid State Physics
Subject:
Crystallography
Subject:
Material Science
Subject:
Physics-Solid State Physics
Subject:
Boron-Rich solids
Subject:
Microcantilever sensor
Subject:
Ultra-High temperature composites
Subject:
Vibrational properties
Subject:
Characterization and Evaluation of Materials
Subject:
Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems
Subject:
Ceramics, Glass, Composites, Natural Methods
Edition Description:
2011
Series:
NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
348
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm 1470 gr

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