Chapter 1. Bulk Metal and Ceramics Nanocomposites

  1. Pulickel M. Ajayan1,
  2. Linda S. Schadler1 and
  3. Paul V. Braun2
  1. Pulickel M. Ajayan

Published Online: 13 JAN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/3527602127.ch1

Nanocomposite Science and Technology

Nanocomposite Science and Technology

How to Cite

Ajayan, P. M. (2003) Bulk Metal and Ceramics Nanocomposites, in Nanocomposite Science and Technology (eds P. M. Ajayan, L. S. Schadler and P. V. Braun), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602127.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180-3590, USA

  2. 2

    Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

Author Information

  1. Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180-3590, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JAN 2004
  2. Published Print: 26 AUG 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527303595

Online ISBN: 9783527602124

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Keywords:

  • metal nanocomposites;
  • ceramics nanocomposites;
  • mechanical alloying;
  • sol–gel synthesis;
  • thermal spray synthesis;
  • metal matrix;
  • bulk ceramic;
  • thin film;
  • hard coatings;
  • carbon;
  • nanosystems;
  • nanocomposite wires;
  • nanocomposite particles;
  • inorganic nanocomposites;
  • nanoporous structures;
  • membranes;
  • magnetic nanocomposites

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ceramic/Metal Nanocomposites

    • Nanocomposites by Mechanical Alloying

    • Nanocomposites from Sol–Gel Synthesis

    • Nanocomposites by Thermal Spray Synthesis

  • Metal Matrix Nanocomposites

  • Bulk Ceramic Nanocomposites for Desired Mechanical Properties

  • Thin-Film Nanocomposites: Multilayer and Granular Films

  • Nanocomposites for Hard Coatings

  • Carbon Nanotube-Based Nanocomposites

  • Functional Low-Dimensional Nanocomposites

    • Encapsulated Composite Nanosystems

    • Applications of Nanocomposite Wires

    • Applications of Nanocomposite Particles

  • Inorganic Nanocomposites for Optical Applications

  • Inorganic Nanocomposites for Electrical Applications

  • Nanoporous Structures and Membranes: Other Nanocomposites

  • Nanocomposites for Magnetic Applications

    • Particle-Dispersed Magnetic Nanocomposites

    • Magnetic Multilayer Nanocomposites

  • Nanocomposite Structures having Miscellaneous Properties

  • Concluding Remarks on Metal/Ceramic Nanocomposites