TY - CHAP A1 - Chunfeng Hu A2 - Qing Huang A3 - Yiwang Bao A4 - Yanchun Zhou ED1 - Arunachalam Lakshmanan Y1 - 2012-03-02 PY - 2012 T1 - Sintering and Properties of Nb4AlC3 Ceramic N2 - The chapters covered in this book include emerging new techniques on sintering. Major experts in this field contributed to this book and presented their research. Topics covered in this publication include Spark plasma sintering, Magnetic Pulsed compaction, Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramic technology for the preparation of 3-dimesinal circuits, Microwave sintering of thermistor ceramics, Synthesis of Bio-compatible ceramics, Sintering of Rare Earth Doped Bismuth Titanate Ceramics prepared by Soft Combustion, nanostructured ceramics, alternative solid-state reaction routes yielding densified bulk ceramics and nanopowders, Sintering of intermetallic superconductors such as MgB2, impurity doping in luminescence phosphors synthesized using soft techniques, etc. Other advanced sintering techniques such as radiation thermal sintering for the manufacture of thin film solid oxide fuel cells are also described. BT - Sintering of Ceramics SP - Ch. 7 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/35007 DO - 10.5772/35007 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-08-03 ER -