Chapter 31. The Effect of the Thermo Mechanical Properties of the Grain Boundary Phase on the Fracture Toughness of Laser-Derived Silicon Nitride

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr.
  1. Remco Van Weeren and
  2. S. C. Danforth

Published Online: 28 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470314555.ch31

Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials - B: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 15, Issue 5

Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials - B: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 15, Issue 5

How to Cite

Van Weeren, R. and Danforth, S. C. (2008) The Effect of the Thermo Mechanical Properties of the Grain Boundary Phase on the Fracture Toughness of Laser-Derived Silicon Nitride, in Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials - B: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 15, Issue 5 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470314555.ch31

Author Information

  1. Center for Ceramic Research, Department of Ceramic Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08855–0909

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470375334

Online ISBN: 9780470314555

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Keywords:

  • inherent strength;
  • thermal shock resistance;
  • high temperature creep;
  • oxidation resistance;
  • high fracture toughness values

Summary

The inherent strength, thermal shock resistance, and high temperature creep and oxidation resistance of silicon nitride make it one of the most promising materials for high temperature structural applications.