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R-curves of single-phase Y- and Ca-containing α-SiAlON ceramics have been measured. They range from flat ones for fine-grain ceramics to pronounced rising ones when large elongated grains are present. The highest toughness measured reached 11.5 MPa∙m1/2 over a crack extension of about 1000 μm.
Zenotchkine, M., Shuba, R., Kim, J., & Chen, I. (2001). R-Curve Behavior of In Situ Toughened alpha-SiAlON Ceramics. Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/mse_papers/40
Date Posted: 03 December 2004
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