Particle redistribution and structural defect development during ice templating

  title={Particle redistribution and structural defect development during ice templating},
  author={Audrey Lasalle and Christian Gilbert Guizard and Eric Maire and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Adrien and Sylvain Deville},
  journal={Acta Materialia},
The freezing of colloidal suspensions is encountered in many natural and engineering processes. It can be harnessed, through a process known as ice templating, to produce porous materials and composites exhibiting unique functional properties. The phenomenon by itself appears simple: a solidification interface propagates through a colloidal suspension. We are nevertheless still far from a complete understanding and control of the phenomenon. Such lack of control is reflected in the very large… Expand

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