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Synthesis of Ceramics

  • The Ceramic Society of Japan
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Abstract

Ceramics are originally defined as sintered bodies of inorganic compounds. Examples are pottery and porcelain that have been manufactured since early times and have a long history. It is difficult to process minerals into various shapes. However, if crushed mineral powders are formed into a desired shape and sintered by heating, products having high strength and functions required for practical use can be manufactured. Previously, crushed natural minerals were used as raw materials, but high-purity powders processed by chemical methods are currently being used. Sintering is essential for the production of ceramic materials, regardless of raw powder manufacturing methods.

Keywords

Surface Acoustic Wave Seed Crystal Sintered Body Ultrahigh Pressure Neck Growth 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.TokyoJapan

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