SYNTHESIS OF ULTRAFINE, SINTEERABLE CERAMIC AND INTERMETALLIC PARTICLES

Award Information
Agency:
National Science Foundation
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$50,000.00
Award Year:
1993
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
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Award Id:
21753
Agency Tracking Number:
21753
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Small Business Information
Materials And Electrochemical (Currently Materials & Electrochemical Research (ME)
7960 S Kolb Rd, Tucson, AZ, 85706
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Lori A Leaskey
(602) 574-1980
Business Contact:
() -
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Abstract
ADVANCED CERAMICS AND INTERMETALLIC MATERIALS SUCH AS SIC, NIAL, TI-22AL-27NB, AND MOSI2 IN ULTRAFINE, SPERICAL, AND STOICHIOMETRIC PARTICLES ARE BOTH ENABLING AND ENHANCING FOR UTILIZATION IN A VARIETY OF APPLICATIONS. AN INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUE TO PRODUCE THESE MATERIALS INVOLVES VAPORIZATION, REACTION, AND EXTREMELY RAPID QUENCHING TO FORM SUBMICRON PARTICLES WITH A WIDE RANGE OF POTENTIAL COMPOSITIONS. THE SINTERABILITY OF THESE POWDERS IS BEING EVALUATED THROUGH PRESSURELESS SINTERING, AND THE PROGRAM CULMINATES WITH AN ECONOMICAL PROJECTION OF THE COST FOR THE SCALING UP FOR COMMERCIALIZATION OF EACH SYSTEM. THIS ESTABLISHES THE THE FEASIBILITY OF THE PROCESS TO PRODUCE IN-SITU SINTERABLE CERAMIC AND INTERMETALLIC PARTICLES FOR ADVANCED APPLICATIONS.

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