Ceramics for Environmental and Energy Applications
This volume is a collection of 17 papers from six symposia held during the 8th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology (PACRIM 8) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 31 June 5, 2009.
GLASSES AND CERAMICS FOR NUCLEAR AND HAZARDOUS WASTE TREATMENT.
Development of Glass Compositions to Immobilize Alkali, Alkaline Earth, Lanthanide and Transition Metal Fission Products from Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing (J. C. Marra and A. L. Billings, J. V. Crum, J. V. Ryan, and J. D. Vienna).
Castable Glass and Glass Ceramics from DC Plasma Treatment of Air Pollution Control Residues (D. Amutha Rani, J. A. Roether, D.E. Deegan, C. R. Cheeseman, and A. R. Boccaccini).
XAFS of Pu LIII Edge in LaBS Glass (S. V. Stefanovsky, A. G. Ptashkin, A. A. Shiryaev, J. V. Zubavitchus, A. A. Veligjanin, J. C. Marra, and M. V. Chukalina).
Phase Formation Studies Using X Ray Diffraction and Infrared Spectroscopy in the Vitrification of Savannah River Site SB4 HLW Sludge Surrogate with High Iron and Aluminum Contents at High Waste Loadings (O. I. Stefanovsky, S. V. Stefanovsky, D. Y. Suntsov, A. A. Akatov, and J. C. Marra).
Development of Waste Forms for Radioactive Iodine (Terry J. Garino, Tina M. Nenoff, James L. Krumhansl and David X. Rademacher).
CaMOO4 in a Molybdenum Rich Borosilicate Glass Ceramic: A Spectroscopic Study (Clément Mendoza, Gérard Panczer, Dominique de Ligny, Isabelle Bardez Giboire, Sophie Schuller, and Sylvain Peuget).
Glass Ceramic Stoneware as a Promising Application for Waste Glasses (E. Bernardo, L. Esposito, E. Rambaldi, and A.Tucci).
SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELLS AND HYDROGEN TECHNOLOGY.
Low Temperature Hydrogen Release from Borontetrahydride Sodalite and Its Reloading: Observations in In situ and Ex situ TIR Experiments (C. H. Rüscher, F. Stemme, L. Schomborg, and J. Chr. Buhl).
Synthesis and Characterization in the New System Bi2(Al/Ga)4O9 and 18O/16O Exchange Experiments (T. Debnath, C. H. Rüscher, P. Fielitz, S. Ohmann, and G. Borchardt).
Microstructure of Sm Doped Ceria Interlayer and the Impedance of LaSrCoFeO3/SDC/LAMOX Half Cell (Yu Chen Chen, Hun Chieh Chang, Dah Shyang Tsai, Wen Hung Chung, and Minh Vien Le).
CERAMICS FOR ELECTRIC ENERGY GENERATION, STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION.
Environmental Impact Evaluation of Ceramics Using Exergy Analysis (Hideki Kita, Hideki Hyuga, and Naoki Kondo).
The Dynamic Characteristics of Ultrasonic Therapeutic Transducers Using Lead Free Na0.5K0.5NbO3 Based Ceramics (Ming Ru Yang, Sheng Yuan Chu, Cheng Che Tsai, Cheng Shong Hong, and Chih Lung Lin).
Direct In Situ Growth of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes on Silicon Carbide Particles as a Precursor for Fabricating Silicon Carbide Carbon Nanotube Composites (Amit Datye, Kuang Hsi Wu, George Gomes, Latha Kumari, Wenzhi Li, and Hua Tay Lin).
Effect of Functional Coatings on Topographical Properties of Glass (Minna Piispanen, Mikko Aromaa, Jyrki M. Mäkelä, and Leena Hupa).
Skin Damage by Different Shapes of Photocatalyst Nanoparticles (Eiji Watanabe, Kaoru Nishizawa, Takeshi Miki, and Hiroshi Taoda).
Characterization of Crystallized TiO2 Film by Post Plasma Treatment (Toshiya Watanabe, Yukinobu Yokota, Naoya Yoshida, Yuko Shibayama, and Hisashi Ohsaki).
DIRECT THERMAL TO ELECTRICAL ENERGY CONVERSION MATERIALS.
Thermoelectric Properties of Oxygen Deficient La2 xSrxCuO4 Ceramics (Julio E. Rodríguez).