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Novel Ceramics and Glass-Ceramics by Microwave and Conventional Processing: A Review

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Sumana Ghosh, Kalyan Sundar Pal, Someswar Datta and Debabrata Basu

Abstract

Microwave heating technique has attracted considerable attention for the processing of various materials such as ceramics, glasses, polymers, composites and even metals. Researchers are trying to apply this technology to new areas. The present review presents a short overview of some recent applications of conventional and/ or microwave processing for the synthesis of novel ceramics and glass-ceramics.

Keywords:

Ceramics, Glass-ceramics, Microwave heating, Conventional heating.

Affiliation:

CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, 196, Raja S.C. Mullick Road, Kolkata-700 032, India