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Surface and grain-boundary energies of cubic zirconia
AbstractUsing the multiphase equilibration technique for the measurement of contact angles, the surface and grain-boundary energies of polycrystalline cubic ZrO2 in the temperature range of 1173 toExpand
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Is ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation a Benefit or Hindrance to Testing Laboratories? The Greek Experience
Abstract This study deals with the implementation and the maintenance of the ISO/IEC 17025 quality assurance system in the General Chemical State Laboratory (GCSL) of Greece. The reliability of theExpand
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Wettability and interfacial energies between zirconia ceramic and liquid metals
Abstract The sessile drop technique has been used to measure the contact angle of liquid metals Sn, Bi and Pb in contact with polycrystalline calcia-stabilized zirconia. Measurements were made inExpand
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Temperature-dependence of interfacial energies between solid oxide ceramics and liquid metals
The interfacial energies between solid oxide ceramic and liquid metals have been investigated for a number of systems. At the metal melting point: (1) the interfacial energies between a given oxideExpand
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Variation of nitrogen incorporation and bonding configuration of carbon nitride films studied by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopic
Abstract A detailed study of the bonding structure and chemical composition of carbon nitride (CN x ) thin films prepared on c-Si substrates by RF reactive magnetron sputtering is presented. TheExpand
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Thermal and morphology characterization of blends of poly(ethylene oxide) with poly(vinyl acetate)
Abstract Thermal and morphology studies were carried out to characterize the mutual miscibility of poly(ethylene oxide)/poly(vinyl acetate) (PEO/PVAC) blends. The techniques used were DSC andExpand
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Work of adhesion in ZrO2-liquid metal systems
Using the sessile drop technique for the measurement of contact angles, the work of adhesion of polycrystalline cubic ZrO2 in contact with various liquid metals was determined. Based on theseExpand
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EELS study of Rh particle growth on ZrO2 substrate with different deposition conditions
Abstract Electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS) and Auger electron spectroscopy (AES) have been used to monitor the formation of Rh films on ZrO 2 (1 0 0) single crystalline substrates. Rhodium wasExpand
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