Chapter 3.1. Characterization of Structure and Morphology

  1. Dr. Michael Scheffler3 and
  2. Prof. Ing. Paolo Colombo4
  1. Steven Mullens1,
  2. Jan Luyten1 and
  3. Juergen Zeschky2

Published Online: 24 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527606696.ch3a

Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications

Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications

How to Cite

Mullens, S., Luyten, J. and Zeschky, J. (2005) Characterization of Structure and Morphology, in Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications (eds M. Scheffler and P. Colombo), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527606696.ch3a

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington, 418 Roberts Hall, Box 352120, Seattle, WA 98195-2120, USA

  2. 4

    Dipartimento di Chimica Applicata, e Scienza dei Materiali, Università di Bologna, V. le Risorgimento 2, 40136 Bologna, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    Flemish Institute for Technological Research, Materials Technology Boeretang 200, 2400 Mol, Belgium

  2. 2

    University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Department of Materials Science, 91058 Erlangen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: 9 MAY 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527313204

Online ISBN: 9783527606696

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Keywords:

  • cellular ceramics;
  • structure;
  • characterization;
  • structure;
  • morphology;
  • foam pore structure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Theoretical Background

    • The Importance of Foam Structure Characterization

    • Structure-Dependent Properties

    • Parameters Describing the Structure of the Foams

  • Characterization of Foam Pore Structure

    • Sample Preparation

    • Characterization Methods

    • Comparison of Methods

  • Summary