OXIDE EUTECTIC FIBERS FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE COMPOSITES

Award Information
Agency:
National Science Foundation
Amount:
$49,764.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
1991
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
14400
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Saphikon, Inc
51 Powers Street, Milford, NH, 03055
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Herbert E. Bates
 () -
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROPOSED PROGRAM IS TO TEST THE APPLICATION OF THE EDGE-DEFINED, FILM-FED, GROWTH PROCESS (EFG) TO GROWTH OF REFRACTORY OXIDE EUTECTIC FIBERS. WORK IS DIRECTED TO PRODUCING A RANGE OF MICROSTRUCTURES IN THE GROWN FIBERS BY VARIATION OF GROWTH PROCESS PARAMETERS. THESE RESULTS MAY BE EXPECTED TO INDICATE DIRECTIONS FOR PROCESS AND FIBER PROPERTY OPTIMIZATION. THE EUTECTIC FIBERPRODUCED BY THIS TECHNIQUE WILL FIND APPLICATION IN BOTH CERAMIC-AND METAL-MATRIX COMPOSITE STRUCTURES FOR HIGH-TEMPERATURE SERVICE.

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