Alumina-aluminum interpenetrating-phase composites with three-dimensional periodic architecture

C. San Marchi*, M. Kouzeli, R. Rao, J. A. Lewis, D. C. Dunand

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Abstract

Alumina-aluminum interpenetrating-phase composites were developed with three-dimensional periodic architecture. The alumina tower with periodic cubic symmetry was produced by robotic deposition of an Al2O3-5 vol.% ZrO2 gel. The compressive strength of the composite was found to be greater than that of the un-infiltrated ceramic preform, with only a small increase in density.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)861-866
Number of pages6
JournalScripta Materialia
Volume49
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2003

Keywords

  • Compression test
  • Interpenetrating phase composites (IPCs)
  • Liquid infiltration
  • Solid freeform processes
  • Thermal expansion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys

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