Ultrasonic Characterization of Microspherical Inclusions in Zirconia and Crystallized Glass

  • A. Stockman
  • P. S. Nicholson


In high performance ceramic materials the critical flaw size is ≃ 10 µm. Not all inclusions are equally detrimental to the structural properties. Therefore it is necessary to determine their size and composition.


Platinum Particle Focal Zone Zirconia Particle Critical Flaw Size Sound Beam 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Stockman
    • 1
  • P. S. Nicholson
    • 1
  1. 1.Ceramic Engineering Research GroupMcMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada

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