The European Ceramic Society
YCN Photo Contest 2020
Here are the results of the 2020 Photo Contest:
Gıyasettin Can Tatlısu, Eskisehir Technical University, Turkey
New Generation Thermal Insulation Material Affected by Covid-19 Pandemic Outbreak
Onur Kagan Enni
α, β SiAlON ceramic. Elongated hexagonal shaped β-SiAlON grains are growing after sintering above 1700 °C.
Carmen Muñoz Ferreiro, Dpto. Física de la Materia Condensada (Universidad de Sevilla) ICMS (CSIC-US) and MATEIS (INSA Lyon)
A stone desert is born
The micrograph shows boron oxide nanocrystals (in the form of pilars) coming out from a zirconium oxide (3YTZP) matrix. The event occured after the oxidation of a boron nitride (BN) nanoplatelets/3YTZP composite at temperatures over 1000 ºC. We can also see that due to this oxidation, the 3YTZP grains on the surface have suffered a martensitic transformation from the tetragonal to the monoclinic phase (visible because of a higher grain size).
January 2022 ACerS Winter Workshop Grants
In the framework of the ECerS International Ceramist Student Exchange Program, ECerS launches the call to allow 15 grants of 1.200 €.
Survey on 2022 ECerS Summer School
ECerS calls on the YCN community to find out what topics young ceramists would like to see developed during the 2022 ECerS Summer School.
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