Ceramics International

Ceramic International
ISSN: 0272-8842

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Ceramics International covers the science of advanced ceramic materials. The journal encourages contributions that demonstrate how an understanding of the basic chemical and physical phenomena may direct materials design and stimulate ideas for new or improved processing techniques, in order to obtain materials with desired structural features and properties.

Ceramics International covers oxide and non-oxide ceramics, functional glasses, glass ceramics, amorphous inorganic non-metallic materials (and their combinations with metal and organic materials), in the form of particulates, dense or porous bodies, thin/thick films and laminated, graded and composite structures. Process related topics such as ceramic-ceramic joints or joining ceramics with dissimilar materials, as well as surface finishing and conditioning are also covered. Besides traditional processing techniques, manufacturing routes of interest include innovative procedures benefiting from externally applied stresses, electromagnetic fields and energetic beams, as well as top-down and self-assembly nanotechnology approaches. In addition, the journal welcomes submissions on bio-inspired and bio-enabled materials designs, experimentally validated multi scale modelling and simulation for materials design, and the use of the most advanced chemical and physical characterization techniques of structure, properties and behaviour.

Technologically relevant low-dimensional systems are a particular focus of Ceramics International. These include 0, 1 and 2-D nanomaterials (also covering CNTs, graphene and related materials, and diamond-like carbons), their nanocomposites, as well as nano-hybrids and hierarchical multifunctional nanostructures that might integrate molecular, biological and electronic components.

Ceramics International is particularly keen to attract papers which deal with fundamental scientific aspects that are relevant to the development of the whole range of advanced ceramics including e.g. phase equilibria and transformations, reactivity, transport processes, thermodynamic and electronic properties, as well as quantum effects in low dimensional materials.

Priority materials and areas of interest are:
  • Advanced ceramics and composites for civil, military and industrial applications at room and moderate temperatures. High and ultrahigh temperature structural ceramics and composites for use in extreme environments;
  • Electroceramics such as dielectric and microwave ceramics, ferroelectrics, piezoelectrics, pyroelectrics, thermoelectrics, ferroelastics; magnetic, multiferroic, semiconducting and fast ion-conducting ceramics; high Tc superconductors, topological insulators;
  • Optical ceramics including luminescent and chromogenic materials, transparent conducting and semiconducting ceramics, electro-optical, magneto-optical and laser materials, inorganic optical fibers, plasmonic structures and electromagnetic metamaterials;
  • Ceramics for nuclear fission, fusion and nuclear waste management technologies;
  • Bioinert and bioactive ceramics for the full range of medical applications, including functional nanoparticles, composite materials and hybrid hierarchical nanostructures for tissue engineering, delivery systems, bio imaging and neural interfaces.


General Editor:
P. Vincenzini, World Academy of Ceramics, Faenza, Italy

Editors in Chief:
Bordia R.K., Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA
Fu Z.Y., Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Ohji T., AIST Chubu, Nagoya, Japan
Pandolfelli V.C., Federal University of Sao Carlos, Sao Carlos, Brazil
Riedel R. , Darmstadt University, Darmstadt, Germany

Editorial Board:
Adair J., The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
Agrawal D.K., The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
Akbar S.A., Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Asthana R., University of Wisconsin, Stout, Menomonie, WI, USA
Barsoum M.W., Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Bennett J.P., US Department of Energy, Albany, OR, USA
Bertrand G., Graduate National School of Chemical and Technological Engineering, Toulouse, France
Byrappa K., University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, India
Chartier T., Institut de Recherche sur les Ceramiques, Limoges, France
Colombo P., Padova University, Padova, Italy
Danzer R., Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Leoben, Austria
Derby B., The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Dominguez Rodriguez A., Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
Dondi M., CNR-ISTEC, Faenza, Italy
Dusza J., Institute of Materials Research of SAS, Kosice, Slovakia
Ferrari M., IFN-CNR, Trento, Italy
Ferreira J.M.F., University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Frade J.R., University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Frage N., Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Gladfelter W.L., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Graule T., EMPA, Switzerland
Hannink R.H.J., C.S.I.R.O., Clayton, Victoria, Australia
Ishikawa T., Tokyo University of Science, Yamaguchi, Japan
Kang S.-J.-L., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, South Korea
Kawashita M., Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Kim D.K., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, South Korea
Kim H-D., Korea Institute of Materials Science, Changwon City, South Korea
Kim Y.-W., University of Seoul, South Korea
Knowles J., University College London, London, UK
Krenkel W., University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
Lamon J., Laboratory of Mechanics and Technology, Cachan, France
Li Y., Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China
Lin H-T., Guangdong University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Lis J., AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
Llanes Pitarch L.M., Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
Manthiram A., The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, USA
Miele P., University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Naito M., Osaka University Joining and Welding Research Institute, Ibaraki-shi, Japan
Nosov A., M N Mikheev Institute of Metal Physics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation
Poirier J., Orleans University, Orleans, France
Ramesh S., University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reimanis I.E., Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
Rezwan K., University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Riman R.E., Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA
Rogachev A.S., Russian Academy of Sciences, Moskva, Russian Federation
Rosei F., National Institute for Scientific Research Energy Materials and Telecommunications Research Centre, Varennes, Canada
Sakka Y., National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Sigmund W., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Singh M., NASA John H. Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
Srinivasan G., Oakland University, Rochester, MI, USA
Suvorov D., Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Troczynski T., The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Tuan W-H., National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Vinu A., The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
Wang M., The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Yin S., Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan
Zhou N., Henan University of Technology, Luoyang, China
Zhou Yanchun, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Zhou Yu, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
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