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A collection of papers from The American Ceramic Society s 32nd International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, held in Daytona Beach, Florida, January 27-February 1, 2008. Topics include basic and applied research in nanomaterials such as synthesis, functionalization, processing, and characterization; structure-property correlations; bio- and magnetic nanomaterials; nanostructured materials for chemical mechanical planarization, display, health, and cosmetic applications; nanotubes and nanowires; and industrial development.Content: Chapter 1 One?Dimensional, Nanostructured Ceramics for Healthcare, Energy and Sensor Applications (pages 1–18): S. Ramakrishna, Ramakrishnan Ramaseshan, Rajan Jose, Liao Susan, Barhate Rajendrakumar Suresh and Raj BordiaChapter 2 What Makes a Good TiO2 Photocatalyst? (pages 19–35): Lars Osterlund, A. Mattsson and P. O. AnderssonChapter 3 Manufacturing of Ceramic Membranes Consisting of ZrO2 with Tailored Microporous Structures for Nanofiltration and Gas Separation Membranes (pages 37–48): Tim Van Gestel, Wilhelm A. Meulenberg, Martin Bram and Hans?Peter BuchkremerChapter 4 Electrical, Mechanical, and Thermal Properties of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Alumina Composites (pages 49–59): Kaleem Ahmad and Wei PanChapter 5 Microstructure and Dielectric Properties of Nanostructured TiO2 Ceramics Processed by Tape Casting (pages 61–66): Sheng Chao, Vladimir Petrovsky and Fatih DoganChapter 6 The Simulation in the Real Conditions of Antibacterial Activity of TiO2 (Fe) Films with Optimized Morphology (pages 67–76): M. Gartner, C. Anastasescu, M. Zaharescu, M. Enache, L. Dumitru, T. Stoica, T. F. Stoica and C. TrapalisChapter 7 Polyethylene/Boron Containing Composites for Radiation Shielding Applications (pages 77–84): Courtney Harrison, Eric Burgett, Nolan Hertel and Eric GrulkelChapter 8 Synthesis and Optical Properties of SiCnc/SiO2 Nanocomposite Thin Films (pages 85–91): A. Karakuscu, R. Guider, L. Pavesi and G. D. SoraruChapter 9 Strength and Related Phenomenon of Bulk Nanocrystalline Ceramics Synthesized Via Non?Equilibrium Solid State P/M Processing (pages 93–105): Hiroshi KimuraChapter 10 Properties of Nanostructured Carbon Nitride Films for Semiconductor Process Applications (pages 107–116): Jigong Lee, Choongwon Chang, Junam Kim and Sung Pil LeeChapter 11 Applying Nickel Nanolayer Coating onto BB4BC Particles for Processing Improvement (pages 117–129): Xiaojing Zhu, Kathy Lu, Hongying Dong, Chris Glomb, Elizabeth Logan and Karthik NagarathnamChapter 12 Effect of Carbon Nanotubes Addition on Matrix Microstructure and Thermal Conductivity of Pitch Based Carbon ? Carbon Composites (pages 131–138): Lalit Mohan Manocha, Rajesh Pande, Harshad Patel, S. Manocha, Ajit Roy and J. P. SinghChapter 13 Microstructure and Properties of Carbon Nanotubes Reinforced Titania Matrix Composites Prepared Under Different Sintering Conditions (pages 139–145): S. Manocha, L. M. Manocha, E. Yasuda and Chhavi ManochaChapter 14 Elaboration of Alumina?Yag Nanocomposites from Pressureless Sintered Y?Doped Alumina Powders (pages 147–157): Paola Palmero, Laura Montanaro, Claude Esnouf and Gilbert FantozziChapter 15 Nanoscale Pinning Media in Bulk Melt?Textured High?Tc, Superconductors and Their Importance for Super?Magnet Applications (pages 159–167): M. Muralidhar, N. Sakai, M. Jirsa, M. Murakami and I. HirabayashiChapter 16 Novel Nano?Material for Opto?Electrochemical Application (pages 169–179): P. C. Pandey and Dheeraj. S. ChauhanChapter 17 Kaolinite?Dimethylsulfoxide Nanocomposite Precursors (pages 181–196): Jefferson Leixas Capitaneo, Valeska da Rocha Caffarena, Flavio Teixeira da Silva, Magali Silveira Pinho and Maria Aparecida Pinheiro dos SantosChapter 18 Raman Spectroscopy of Anatase Coated Carbon Nanotubes (pages 197–208): Georgios Pyrgiotakis and Wolfgang M. SigmundChapter 19 Structural and Optical Properties of Sol?Gel Derived Hydroxyapatite Films in Different Stages of Crystallization and Densification Processes (pages 209–216): Stoica Tionica, Gartner Mariuca, Ianculescu Adelina, Anastasescu Mihai, Slav Adrian, Pasuk Iulianal, Stoica Toma and Zaharescu MariaChapter 20 Evaluation of Aggregate Breakdown in Nanosized Titanium Dioxide Via Mercury Porosimetry (pages 217–226): Navin Venugopal and Richard A. HaberChapter 21 Enrichment and Vacuum?Sinterincg Activity of Colloidal Carbon Submicro?Spheres (pages 227–232): Jianjun Hu, Zhong Lu and Qiang WangChapter 22 Nitrogen Doped Diamond Like Carbon Thin Films on PTFE for Enhanced Hemocompatibility (pages 233–242): S. Srinivasan, Q. Yang and V.N. VasiletsChapter 23 Nanostructured Nitride Surface Via Advanced Plasma Nitriding and Its Applications (pages 243–251): Sehoon Yoo, Yong?Ki Cho, Sang Gweon Kim and Sung?Wan Kim
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