Ceramic Nanotechnology

Lecturers: Kurosch Rezwan


Fundamentals of Colloid and Interface Science
Particle Interactions in Colloid Systems
Characterization of Nano- and Microparticles
Colloidal Dispersions
Rheology of Supensions
Adjusting Suspension Properties
Functional Ceramic Nanoparticles
Powder Synthesis and Conditioning
Shaping Ceramics I: Bulk Materials
Shaping Ceramics II: Foams
Shaping Ceramics III: Thin Films
Sol-Gel Technology: From Molecules to Advanced Ceramics
Selected Applications of Ceramic Nanotechnology / Summary


Students will be able to understand the processing, properties and characterization techniques of advanced ceramics fabricated from nano and micro particles.


oral exam


Jürgen G. Heinrich, Introduction to the Principles of Ceramic Forming

Reed J.S., Principles of Ceramic Processing, Wiley & Sons, New York
ISBN: 0-471-59721-X

Hunter R. J., Introduction to Modern Colloid Science, Oxford Science, Oxford
ISBN 0-19-855386-2

Lagaly, Schulz, Zimehl, Dispersionen und Emulsionen, Steinkopff Verlag
ISBN 3-7985-1087-3

Brinker C.J., Scherer G.W., Sol-Gel Science – The Physics and Chemistry of Sol-Gel Processing, Academic press, Inc. San Diego
ISBN 0-12-134970-5

Ring T.A., Fundamentals of Ceramic Powder Processing and Synthesis, Academic Press, San Diego (1996)
ISBN: 0-12-588930-5

Kollenberg W., Technische Keramik, Vulkan-Verlag Essen (2004)
ISBN 3-8027-2927-7