Reactive Synthesis of Ceramic-Metal Composites

Nahum Travitzky, Zongwen Fu, Anna Knyazeva, Rolf Janssen, Dmitri Nekludov, Xiaowei Yin, Peter Greil

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Since the last century, a variety of reactive synthesis methods has been extensively studied and developed to derive ceramic composite materials, which show superior mechanical and physical properties for numerous applications. Melt casting/infiltration is one of the preferred techniques to fabricate ceramic-metal composites. In this article, different reactive processing routes and the properties of the synthesized ceramic-metal composites are reviewed. The reaction forming techniques regarding raw material properties and processing parameters are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1800324
JournalAdvanced Engineering Materials
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2018


  • additive manufacturing
  • ceramic-metal composites
  • in situ processing
  • reaction synthesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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