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Publications: Dr Salvatore Grasso

Quan Y, Zhang Q, Fu S, Wan D, Bao Y, Feng Q, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2022 ) . Beta-Ta<inf>4</inf>AlC<inf>3</inf> is not formed by transformation from α-Ta<inf>4</inf>AlC<inf>3</inf> . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 42 , ( 15 ) 7377 - 7380 .
Dai Z, Tyrpekl V, Boi F, Song J, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2022 ) . Cold sintering of Van Der Waals layered compounds . Open Ceramics vol. 12 ,
Zhou S, Khan MU, Fu S, Wan D, Bao Y, Feng Q, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2022 ) . Enhanced properties of tailored MoAlB ceramics by hot forging . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 42 , ( 15 ) 6918 - 6924 .
Dai Z, Cong L, Zuo F, Biesuz M, Chen K, Bertolotti M, Kermani M, Yong L et al. ( 2022 ) . Ultra-low energy processing of graphite: a fast-track journey towards carbon neutrality . Applied Materials Today vol. 29 ,
Zuo F, Wang Q, Yan ZQ, Kermani M, Grasso S, Nie GL, Jiang BB, He FP et al. ( 2022 ) . Upscaling Ultrafast High-Temperature Sintering (UHS) to consolidate large-sized and complex-shaped ceramics . Scripta Materialia vol. 221 ,
Zhang Q, Zhou Y, San X, Li W, Bao Y, Feng Q, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2022 ) . Zr<inf>2</inf>SeB and Hf<inf>2</inf>SeB: Two new MAB phase compounds with the Cr<inf>2</inf>AlC-type MAX phase (211 phase) crystal structures . Journal of Advanced Ceramics vol. 11 , ( 11 ) 1764 - 1776 .
Lin Y, Biesuz M, Bortolotti M, Shen L, Wu J, Baptiste PY, Yu J, Ciucci F et al. ( 2022 ) . Impact of reducing conditions on the stabilization of Mg<inf>0.2</inf>Co<inf>0.2</inf>Ni<inf>0.2</inf>Cu<inf>0.2</inf>Zn<inf>0.2</inf>O high-entropy oxide . Ceramics International vol. 48 , ( 20 ) 30184 - 30190 .
Ding W, Hu B, Fu S, Wan D, Bao Y, Feng Q, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2022 ) . Ultra-Fast Thermal Shock Evaluation of Ti<inf>2</inf>AlC Ceramic . Materials vol. 15 , ( 19 )
Sharma SK, Fides M, Hvizdoš P, Reece MJ, Grasso S ( 2022 ) . Flash Spark Plasma Sintering of SiC: Impact of Additives . Silicon vol. 14 , ( 12 ) 7377 - 7382 .
Song J, Dai Z, Wang S, Kermani M, Gao S, Wen J, Gu A, He Y et al. ( 2022 ) . Unusual magnetic transition and enhanced diamagnetism in highly oriented pyrolytic graphite with long-range stacking-order . Diamond and Related Materials vol. 127 ,
Zhang Q, Fu S, Wan D, Bao Y, Feng Q, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2022 ) . Rapidly synthesizing Hf<inf>2</inf>SB ceramics by thermal explosion . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 42 , ( 9 ) 3780 - 3786 .
Khan MU, Du L, Fu S, Wan D, Bao Y, Feng Q, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2022 ) . Preparations and Applications of MXene–Metal Composites: A Review . Coatings vol. 12 , ( 4 )
Su X, Liu G, Dai B, Hu B, Fu S, Wan D, Bao Y, Feng Q et al. ( 2022 ) . Ablation mechanisms of Ti<inf>3</inf>SiC<inf>2</inf> ceramic at 1600 °C in nitrogen plasma flame . Ceramics International vol. 48 , ( 10 ) 14004 - 14013 .
Zhang Q, Fu S, Wan D, Bao Y, Feng Q, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2022 ) . Synthesis and property characterization of ternary laminar Zr<inf>2</inf>SB ceramic . Journal of Advanced Ceramics vol. 11 , ( 5 ) 825 - 833 .
Spiridigliozzi L, Dell'Agli G, Esposito S, Rivolo P, Grasso S, Sglavo VM, Biesuz M ( 2022 ) . Ultra-fast high-temperature sintering (UHS) of Ce<inf>0.2</inf>Zr<inf>0.2</inf>Y<inf>0.2</inf>Gd<inf>0.2</inf>La<inf>0.2</inf>O<inf>2−δ</inf> fluorite-structured entropy-stabilized oxide (F-ESO) . Scripta Materialia vol. 214 ,
Wu J, Lin Y, Kermani M, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2022 ) . Ultra-fast high temperature sintering (UHS) of Li<inf>1.5</inf>Al<inf>0.5</inf>Ge<inf>1.5</inf>P<inf>3</inf>O<inf>12</inf> electrolyte: A rationalization of the heating schedule . Ceramics International vol. 48 , ( 5 ) 6356 - 6362 .
Wu J, kermani M, Zhu D, Li J, Lin Y, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2022 ) . Carbon free ultra-fast high temperature sintering of translucent zirconia . Scripta Materialia vol. 210 ,
Kermani M, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2022 ) . From pit fire to Ultrafast High-temperature Sintering (UHS): A review on ultrarapid consolidation . Ceramics International
Zhang Q, Zhou Y, San X, Wan D, Bao Y, Feng Q, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2022 ) . Thermal explosion synthesis of first Te-containing layered ternary Hf<inf>2</inf>TeB MAX phase . Journal of the European Ceramic Society
Kermani M, Zhu D, Li J, Wu J, Lin Y, Dai Z, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2021 ) . Ultra-fast High-temperature Sintering (UHS) of translucent alumina . Open Ceramics vol. 9 ,
Jayaseelan DD, Pramana S, Grasso S, Bai Y, Skinner S, Reece MJ, Lee WE ( 2021 ) . Fabrication and characterisation of single-phase Hf<inf>2</inf>Al<inf>4</inf>C<inf>5</inf> ceramics . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 42 , ( 4 ) 1292 - 1301 .
Deng H, Biesuz M, Vilémová M, Kermani M, Veverka J, Tyrpekl V, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2021 ) . Ultrahigh temperature flash sintering of binder-less tungsten carbide within 6 s . Materials vol. 14 , ( 24 )
Wu J, Chen H, Luo X, Hu B, Fu S, Wan D, Bao Y, Feng Q et al. ( 2021 ) . Design, fabrication, microstructure, and properties of highly porous alumina whisker foam ceramic . Ceramics International vol. 48 , ( 2 ) 2776 - 2781 .
Quan Y, Hu B, Fu S, Wan D, Bao Y, Feng Q, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2021 ) . Fabrication, microstructure, and properties of in situ V<inf>2</inf>C-reinforced copper composites . Metals vol. 11 , ( 11 )
Kermani M, Pouchly V, Lin Y, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2021 ) . Water-assisted cold isostatic pressing to enhance sinterability of alumina ceramics . International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology vol. 19 , ( 3 ) 1249 - 1254 .
Ünsal H, Grasso S, Kovalčíková A, Hanzel O, Tatarková M, Dlouhý I, Tatarko P ( 2021 ) . In-situ graphene platelets formation and its suppression during reactive spark plasma sintering of boron carbide/titanium diboride composites . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 41 , ( 13 ) 6281 - 6289 .
Luo RX, Kermani M, Guo ZL, Dong J, Hu CF, Zuo F, Grasso S, Jiang BB et al. ( 2021 ) . Ultrafast high-temperature sintering of silicon nitride: A comparison with the state-of-the-art techniques . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 41 , ( 13 ) 6338 - 6345 .
Hu B, Bao Y, Su X, Wan D, Feng Q, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2021 ) . Comparative investigation of ultrafast thermal shock of Ti<inf>3</inf>AlC<inf>2</inf> ceramic in water and air . International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology vol. 18 , ( 5 ) 1863 - 1871 .
Lin Y, Luo N, Chamas M, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2021 ) . Sustainable high-entropy ceramics for reversible energy storage: A short review . International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology vol. 18 , ( 5 ) 1560 - 1569 .
Biesuz M, Galotta A, Motta A, Kermani M, Grasso S, Vontorová J, Tyrpekl V, Vilémová M et al. ( 2021 ) . Speedy bioceramics: Rapid densification of tricalcium phosphate by ultrafast high-temperature sintering . Materials Science and Engineering C vol. 127 ,
Lin Y, Luo N, Quattrocchi E, Ciucci F, Wu J, Kermani M, Dong J, Hu C et al. ( 2021 ) . Ultrafast high-temperature sintering (UHS) of Li<inf>1.3</inf>Al<inf>0.3</inf>Ti<inf>1.7</inf>(PO<inf>4</inf>)<inf>3</inf> . Ceramics International vol. 47 , ( 15 ) 21982 - 21987 .
Dong J, Pouchly V, Biesuz M, Tyrpekl V, Vilémová M, Kermani M, Reece M, Hu C et al. ( 2021 ) . Thermally-insulated ultra-fast high temperature sintering (UHS) of zirconia: A master sintering curve analysis . Scripta Materialia vol. 203 ,
Su X, Bao Y, Wan D, Zhang H, Xu L, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2021 ) . Thermal shock resistance of Ti<inf>3</inf>SiC<inf>2</inf> ceramic under extremely rapid thermal cycling . Journal of Alloys and Compounds vol. 866 ,
Luo N, Lin Y, Guo J, Quattrocchi E, Deng H, Dong J, Ciucci F, Boi F et al. ( 2021 ) . Spark plasma sintering of LiFePO<inf>4</inf>: Ac field suppressing lithium migration . Materials vol. 14 , ( 11 )
Yu C, Viola G, Zhang D, Stroscio Z, Hu Z, Eskilla VR, Grasso S, Wilson RM et al. ( 2021 ) . Structural Evolution in BiNbO4 . Inorganic Chemistry: including bioinorganic chemistry
Liao N, Su X, Zhang H, Feng Q, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2021 ) . Synthesis of θ-al2o3 whiskers with twins . Metals vol. 11 , ( 6 )
Kermani M, Dong J, Biesuz M, Linx Y, Deng H, Sglavo VM, Reece MJ, Hu C et al. ( 2021 ) . Ultrafast high-temperature sintering (UHS) of fine grained α-Al<inf>2</inf>O<inf>3</inf> . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 41 , ( 13 ) 6626 - 6633 .
Qin Y, Zhou Y, Fan L, Feng Q, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2021 ) . Synthesis and characterization of ternary layered Nb<inf>2</inf>SB ceramics fabricated by spark plasma sintering . Journal of Alloys and Compounds vol. 878 ,
Dong J, Biesuz M, Sglavo VM, Kermani M, Su X, Saunders T, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2021 ) . Athermal electric field effects in flash sintered zirconia . Advances in Applied Ceramics vol. 120 , ( 4 ) 193 - 201 .
Biesuz M, Saunders T, Ke D, Reece MJ, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2021 ) . A review of electromagnetic processing of materials (EPM): Heating, sintering, joining and forming . Journal of Materials Science and Technology vol. 69 , 239 - 272 .
Luo N, Lin Y, Chamas M, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2021 ) . Cold isostatic sintering to enhance the ionic conductivity of LiFePO<inf>4</inf> . Ceramics International vol. 47 , ( 7 ) 9296 - 9302 .
Failla S, Fu S, Sciti D, Grasso S ( 2021 ) . Flash spark plasma sintering of pure TiB<inf>2</inf> . Open Ceramics vol. 5 ,
Ke D, Tatarko P, Luo N, Taveri G, Kermani M, Wang X, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2021 ) . Cold joining of fused silica: Bonding pressure and surface roughness effects . Materials Letters vol. 282 ,
Boi FS, He Y, Gao S, Lei L, Guo J, Taallah A, Grasso S, Wang S ( 2021 ) . Enhanced percolative spin-glass-like behavior in oxygen-rich highly oriented pyrolytic graphite with anomalous non-hexagonal superlattices and doubled electron diffraction patterns . Carbon Trends vol. 2 ,
Dong J, Kermani M, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2021 ) . Flash cold sintering of Nb<inf>2</inf>O<inf>5</inf>: polarity and electrolyte effects . Journal of Asian Ceramic Societies
Martinez JM, Biesuz M, Dong J, Gauna M, Suarez G, Sglavo VM, Lin HT, Grasso S et al. ( 2021 ) . Flash sintering of zircon: rapid consolidation of an ultrahigh bandgap ceramic . Journal of Asian Ceramic Societies vol. 9 , ( 1 ) 374 - 381 .
Kabir A, Espineira-Cachaza M, Fiordaliso EM, Ke D, Grasso S, Merle B, Esposito V ( 2020 ) . Effect of cold sintering process (CSP) on the electro-chemo-mechanical properties of Gd-doped ceria (GDC) . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 40 , ( 15 ) 5612 - 5618 .
Deng H, Dong J, Boi F, Saunders T, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2020 ) . Magnetic field generated during electric current-assisted sintering: From health and safety issues to lorentz force effects . Metals vol. 10 , ( 12 ) 1 - 16 .
Niu Y, Fu S, Zhang K, Dai B, Zhang H, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2020 ) . Synthesis, microstructure, and properties of high purity Mo<inf>2</inf>TiAlC<inf>2</inf> ceramics fabricated by spark plasma sintering . Journal of Advanced Ceramics vol. 9 , ( 6 ) 759 - 768 .
Gao S, Dong J, Luo N, Grasso S, Guo J, Lei L, Wen J, Wang S et al. ( 2020 ) . Ferromagnetic correlation in hydrogen doped highly oriented pyrolytic graphite . Diamond and Related Materials vol. 109 ,
Taallah A, Wen J, Wang S, Grasso S, He Y, Xia JC, Shuai G, Odunmbaku O et al. ( 2020 ) . Unusual butterfly-shaped magnetization signals and spin-glass-like behaviour in highly oriented pyrolytic graphite . Carbon vol. 167 , 85 - 91 .
Biesuz M, Grasso S, Sglavo VM ( 2020 ) . What's new in ceramics sintering? A short report on the latest trends and future prospects . Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science vol. 24 , ( 5 )
Kermani M, Biesuz M, Dong J, Deng H, Bortolotti M, Chiappini A, Reece MJ, Sglavo VM et al. ( 2020 ) . Flash cold sintering: Combining water and electricity . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 40 , ( 15 ) 6266 - 6271 .
Xu Q, Zhou Y, Zhang H, Jiang A, Tao Q, Lu J, Rosén J, Niu Y et al. ( 2020 ) . Theoretical prediction, synthesis, and crystal structure determination of new MAX phase compound V<inf>2</inf>SnC . Journal of Advanced Ceramics vol. 9 , ( 4 ) 481 - 492 .
Biesuz M, Saunders TG, Chen K, Bortolotti M, Salvo M, Grasso S, Reece MJ ( 2020 ) . Interfacial reaction between ZrNbHfTa foil and graphite: Formation of high-entropy carbide and the effect of heating rate on its microstructure . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 40 , ( 7 ) 2699 - 2708 .
Su X, Dong J, Chu L, Sun H, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2020 ) . Synthesis, microstructure and properties of MoAlB ceramics prepared by in situ reactive spark plasma sintering . Ceramics International vol. 46 , ( 10 ) 15214 - 15221 .
Liao N, Xu L, Jin Y, Xiao Y, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2020 ) . Synthesis, microstructure, and mechanical properties of TiC-SiC-Ti<inf>3</inf>SiC<inf>2</inf> composites prepared by in situ reactive hot pressing . International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology vol. 17 , ( 4 ) 1601 - 1607 .
Radvar E, Shi Y, Grasso S, Edwards-Gayle CJC, Liu X, Mauter MS, Castelletto V, Hamley IW et al. ( 2020 ) . Magnetic field-induced alignment of nanofibrous supramolecular membranes: a molecular design approach to create tissue-like biomaterials . ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces Article acsami.0c05191 ,
Grasso S, Biesuz M, Zoli L, Taveri G, Duff AI, Ke D, Jiang A, Reece MJ ( 2020 ) . A review of cold sintering processes . Advances in Applied Ceramics vol. 119 , ( 3 ) 115 - 143 .
Tatarko P, Grasso S, Kovalčíková A, Medveď D, Dlouhý I, Reece MJ ( 2020 ) . Highly textured and strongly anisotropic TiB<inf>2</inf> ceramics prepared using magnetic field alignment (9T) . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 40 , ( 4 ) 1111 - 1118 .
Koyanagi T, Katoh Y, Hinoki T, Henager C, Ferraris M, Grasso S ( 2020 ) . Progress in development of SiC-based joints resistant to neutron irradiation . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 40 , ( 4 ) 1023 - 1034 .
Failla S, Galizia P, Fu S, Grasso S, Sciti D ( 2020 ) . Formation of high entropy metal diborides using arc-melting and combinatorial approach to study quinary and quaternary solid solutions . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 40 , ( 3 ) 588 - 593 .
Biesuz M, Taveri G, Duff AI, Olevsky E, Zhu D, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2020 ) . A theoretical analysis of cold sintering . Advances in Applied Ceramics vol. 119 , ( 2 ) 75 - 89 .
Fu S, Liu Y, Zhang H, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2020 ) . Synthesis and characterization of high purity Mo<inf>2</inf>Ti<inf>2</inf>AlC<inf>3</inf> ceramic . Journal of Alloys and Compounds vol. 815 ,
Dong J, Wang Z, Zhao X, Biesuz M, Saunders T, Zhang Z, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2020 ) . Contactless flash sintering based on cold plasma . Scripta Materialia vol. 175 , 20 - 23 .
Biesuz M, Saunders TG, Grasso S, Speranza G, Sorarù GD, Campostrini R, Sglavo VM, Reece MJ ( 2019 ) . Flash joining of conductive ceramics in a few seconds by flash spark plasma sintering . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 39 , ( 15 ) 4664 - 4672 .
Ke D, Jiang A, Biesuz M, Bortolotti M, Taveri G, Wang X, Xu M, Li J et al. ( 2019 ) . Ultra-low energy joining: An invisible strong bond at room temperature . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 39 , ( 16 ) 5358 - 5363 .
Jiang A, Ke D, Xu L, Xu Q, Li J, Wei J, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2019 ) . Cold Hydrostatic Sintering: From shaping to 3D printing . Journal of Materiomics vol. 5 , ( 3 ) 496 - 501 .
Lin DT, Yuan LJ, Zhang PJ, Zuo F, Plucknett K, Grasso S, Wang HJ, Lin HT ( 2019 ) . Densification and phase transformation in multi-layered graded Si<inf>3</inf>N<inf>4</inf>-TiN components produced by field-assisted sintering . Materials vol. 12 , ( 18 )
Carrasco-Pena A, Jordan R, Dieguez J, Coronado-Rodríguez A, Ozdemir VB, Kwok K, Orlovskaya N, Vazquez-Molina DA et al. ( 2019 ) . Design and development of ring-on-ring jig for biaxial strength testing of brittle ceramic composite materials: ZrB <inf>2</inf> -30wt-%SiB <inf>6</inf> . Advances in Applied Ceramics vol. 118 , ( 4 ) 159 - 168 .
Zhang H, Jayaseelan DD, Bogomol I, Reece MJ, Hu C, Grasso S, Lee WE ( 2019 ) . A novel microstructural design to improve the oxidation resistance of ZrB<inf>2</inf>-SiC ultra-high temperature ceramics (UHTCs) . Journal of Alloys and Compounds vol. 785 , 958 - 964 .
Zhang Z, Fu S, Aversano F, Bortolotti M, Zhang H, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2019 ) . Arc melting: a novel method to prepare homogeneous solid solutions of transition metal carbides (Zr, Ta, Hf) . Ceramics International vol. 45 , ( 7 ) 9316 - 9319 .
Biesuz M, Sedlák R, Saunders T, Kovalčíková A, Dusza J, Reece M, Zhu D, Hu C et al. ( 2019 ) . Flash spark plasma sintering of 3YSZ . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 39 , ( 5 ) 1932 - 1937 .
Biesuz M, Fu S, Dong J, Jiang A, Ke D, Xu Q, Zhu D, Bortolotti M et al. ( 2019 ) . High entropy Sr((Zr<inf>0.94</inf>Y<inf>0.06</inf>)<inf>0.2</inf>Sn<inf>0.2</inf>Ti<inf>0.2</inf>Hf<inf>0.2</inf>Mn<inf>0.2</inf>)O<inf>3−</inf><inf>x</inf> perovskite synthesis by reactive spark plasma sintering . Journal of Asian Ceramic Societies vol. 7 , ( 2 ) 127 - 132 .
Csanádi T, Wehrs J, Grasso S, Reece M, Michler J, Dusza J ( 2019 ) . Anomalous slip of ZrB <inf>2</inf> ceramic grains during in-situ micropillar compression up to 500 °C . International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials vol. 80 , 270 - 276 .
Demirskyi D, Suzuki TS, Grasso S, Vasylkiv O ( 2019 ) . Microstructure and flexural strength of hafnium diboride via flash and conventional spark plasma sintering . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 39 , ( 4 ) 898 - 906 .
Biesuz M, Dong J, Fu S, Liu Y, Zhang H, Zhu D, Hu C, Grasso S ( 2019 ) . Thermally-insulated flash sintering . Scripta Materialia vol. 162 , 99 - 102 .
Shi O, Xu L, Jiang A, Xu Q, Xiao Y, Zhu D, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2019 ) . Synthesis and oxidation resistance of MoAlB single crystals . Ceramics International vol. 45 , ( 2 ) 2446 - 2450 .
Lu W, Wang X, Ma Y, Grasso S, Xu M ( 2019 ) . A bi-layer buffer system AlN/Al<inf>1-x</inf>In<inf>x</inf>N to enable the growth of high crystal quality Al<inf>0.36</inf>In<inf>0.64</inf>N thin films on Si (111) . CrystEngComm vol. 21 , ( 35 ) 5211 - 5215 .
Sakka Y, Grasso S ( 2019 ) . Pulsed electrodischarged pressure sintering and flash sintering, a review . Materials Today: Proceedings . vol. 16 , 14 - 24 .
Gucci F, Saunders T, Reece M, Grasso S ( 2019 ) . Refined SPS modeling based on calibrated current and voltage measurements . Spark Plasma Sintering: Current Status, New Developments and Challenges ,
Liu Y, Zhu D, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2018 ) . Microstructure and mechanical properties of gel casted Ti<inf>3</inf>AlC<inf>2</inf> . Ceramics International vol. 44 , ( 18 ) 23254 - 23258 .
Taveri G, Grasso S, Gucci F, Toušek J, Dlouhy I ( 2018 ) . Bio-Inspired Hydro-Pressure Consolidation of Silica . Advanced Functional Materials vol. 28 , ( 48 )
Zou J, Grasso S, Liu LF, Ma HB, Reece M, Binner J ( 2018 ) . Flash spark plasma sintering of HfB<inf>2</inf> ceramics without pre-sintering . Scripta Materialia vol. 156 , 115 - 119 .
Giorgi E, Grasso S, Zapata-Solvas E, Lee WE ( 2018 ) . Reactive carbothermal reduction of ZrC and ZrOC using Spark Plasma Sintering . Advances in Applied Ceramics . vol. 117 , s34 - s47 .
Saunders T, Tatarko P, Grasso S, Reece MJ ( 2018 ) . Effectiveness of boria welding flux in improving the wettability of ZrB<inf>2</inf> in contact with molten Cu . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 38 , ( 12 ) 4198 - 4202 .
Zhang H, Zhu D, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2018 ) . Tunable morphology of aluminum oxide whiskers grown by hydrothermal method . Ceramics International vol. 44 , ( 13 ) 14967 - 14973 .
Xu L, Zhu D, Liu Y, Suzuki TS, Kim BN, Sakka Y, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2018 ) . Effect of texture on oxidation resistance of Ti<inf>3</inf>AlC<inf>2</inf> . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 38 , ( 10 ) 3417 - 3423 .
Xu L, Shi O, Liu C, Zhu D, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2018 ) . Synthesis, microstructure and properties of MoAlB ceramics . Ceramics International vol. 44 , ( 11 ) 13396 - 13401 .
Biesuz M, Pinter L, Saunders T, Reece M, Binner J, Sglavo VM, Grasso S ( 2018 ) . Investigation of electrochemical, optical and thermal effects during flash sintering of 8YSZ . Materials vol. 11 , ( 7 )
Pinter L, Biesuz M, Sglavo VM, Saunders T, Binner J, Reece M, Grasso S ( 2018 ) . DC-electro softening in soda lime silicate glass: An electro-thermal analysis . Scripta Materialia vol. 151 , 14 - 18 .
CASTLE E, Csanádi T, GRASSO S, Dusza J, REECE M ( 2018 ) . Processing and Properties of High Entropy Ultra-High Temperature Carbides . Scientific Reports vol. 8 , 8609 - 8609 .
Zhou J, Zhu D, Zhang H, Bogomol I, Grasso S, Hu C ( 2018 ) . Microstructure and indentation damage resistance of ZrB<inf>2</inf>-20 vol.%SiC ipo-eutectic composites . International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology vol. 15 , ( 3 ) 619 - 624 .
Yu M, Saunders T, Grasso S, Mahajan A, Zhang H, Reece MJ ( 2017 ) . Magnéli phase titanium suboxides by Flash Spark Plasma Sintering . Scripta Materialia vol. 146 , 241 - 245 .
Tatarko P, Grasso S, Saunders TG, Casalegno V, Ferraris M, Reece MJ ( 2017 ) . Flash joining of CVD-SiC coated C<inf>f</inf>/SiC composites with a Ti interlayer . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 37 , ( 13 ) 3841 - 3848 .
Lerdprom W, Bhowmik A, Grasso S, Zapata-Solvas E, Jayaseelan DD, Reece MJ, Lee WE ( 2017 ) . Impact of spark plasma sintering (SPS) on mullite formation in porcelains . Journal of the American Ceramic Society vol. 101 , ( 2 ) 525 - 535 .
Zoli L, Vinci A, Silvestroni L, Sciti D, Reece M, Grasso S ( 2017 ) . Rapid spark plasma sintering to produce dense UHTCs reinforced with undamaged carbon fibres . Materials and Design vol. 130 , 1 - 7 .
CASTLE E, Sheridan R, Zhou W, Grasso S, Walton A, Reece MJ ( 2017 ) . High coercivity, anisotropic, heavy rare earth-free Nd-Fe-B by Flash Spark Plasma Sintering . Scientific Reports Article 10.1038/s41598-017-1 ,
Maizza G, Mastrorillo GD, Grasso S, Ning H, Reece MJ ( 2017 ) . Peltier effect during spark plasma sintering (SPS) of thermoelectric materials . Journal of Materials Science vol. 52 , ( 17 ) 10341 - 10352 .
Xu L, Zhu D, Grasso S, Suzuki TS, Kasahara A, Tosa M, Kim BN, Sakka Y et al. ( 2017 ) . Effect of texture microstructure on tribological properties of tailored Ti<inf>3</inf>AlC<inf>2</inf> ceramic . Journal of Advanced Ceramics vol. 6 , ( 2 ) 120 - 128 .
Lerdprom W, Grasso S, Jayaseelan DD, Reece MJ, Lee WE ( 2017 ) . Densification behaviour and physico-mechanical properties of porcelains prepared using spark plasma sintering . Advances in Applied Ceramics vol. 116 , ( 6 ) 307 - 315 .
McKinnon R, Grasso S, Tudball A, Reece MJ ( 2017 ) . Flash spark plasma sintering of cold-Pressed TiB<inf>2</inf>-hBN . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 37 , ( 8 ) 2787 - 2794 .
Du B, Gucci F, Porwal H, Grasso S, Mahajan A, Reece MJ ( 2017 ) . Flash spark plasma sintering of magnesium silicide stannide with improved thermoelectric properties . Journal of Materials Chemistry C vol. 5 , ( 6 ) 1514 - 1521 .
Ghanizadeh S, Grasso S, Ramanujam P, Vaidhyanathan B, Binner J, Brown P, Goldwasser J ( 2017 ) . Improved transparency and hardness in α-alumina ceramics fabricated by high-pressure SPS of nanopowders . Ceramics International vol. 43 , ( 1 ) 275 - 281 .
Yu M, Grasso S, Mckinnon R, Saunders T, Reece MJ ( 2016 ) . Review of flash sintering: materials, mechanisms and modelling . Advances in Applied Ceramics vol. 116 , ( 1 ) 24 - 60 .
Cedillos-Barraza O, Manara D, Boboridis K, Watkins T, Grasso S, Jayaseelan DD, Konings RJM, Reece MJ et al. ( 2016 ) . Investigating the highest melting temperature materials: A laser melting study of the TaC-HfC system . Sci Rep vol. 6 , 37962 - 37962 .
Stadelmann R, Lugovy M, Orlovskaya N, Mchaffey P, Radovic M, Sglavo VM, Grasso S, Reece MJ ( 2016 ) . Erratum: Corrigendum to “Mechanical properties and residual stresses in ZrB<inf>2</inf>–SiC spark plasma sintered ceramic composites” (J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. (2016) 36(7) (1527–1537)) . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 36 , ( 14 ) 3545 - 3545 .
Wang C, Wu D, Grasso S, Saunders T, Castle E, Yan H, Reece MJ ( 2016 ) . Growth of SiC platelets using contactless flash technique . Nippon Seramikkusu Kyokai Gakujutsu Ronbunshi/Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan vol. 124 , ( 9 ) 845 - 847 .
Grasso S, Saunders T, McKinnon R, Castle E, Tatarko P, Du B, Gucci F, Yu M et al. ( 2016 ) . Spark plasma sintering in a flash . American Ceramic Society Bulletin vol. 95 , ( 7 ) 32 - 34 .
Saunders T, Grasso S, Reece MJ ( 2016 ) . Ultrafast-Contactless Flash Sintering using Plasma Electrodes . Scientific Reports vol. 6 ,
CASTLE E, Grasso S, Reece MJ, Sheridan R, Walton A ( 2016 ) . Rapid Sintering of Anisotropic, Nanograined Nd-Fe-B by Flash-Spark Plasma Sintering . Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Porwal H, Saggar R, Tatarko P, Grasso S, Saunders T, Dlouhý I, Reece MJ ( 2016 ) . Effect of lateral size of graphene nano-sheets on the mechanical properties and machinability of alumina nano-composites . Ceramics International vol. 42 , ( 6 ) 7533 - 7542 .
Grasso S, Saunders T, Porwal H, Milsom B, Tudball A, Reece M, Chen IW ( 2016 ) . Flash Spark Plasma Sintering (FSPS) of α and β SiC . Journal of the American Ceramic Society vol. 99 , ( 5 ) 1534 - 1543 .
Grasso S, Kim E-Y, Saunders T, Yu M, Tudball A, Choi S-H, Reece M ( 2016 ) . Ultra-Rapid Crystal Growth of Textured SiC Using Flash Spark Plasma Sintering Route . Crystal Growth and Design vol. 16 , ( 4 ) 2317 - 2321 .
Cedillos-Barraza O, Grasso S, Nasiri NA, Jayaseelan DD, Reece MJ, Lee WE ( 2016 ) . Sintering behaviour, solid solution formation and characterisation of TaC, HfC and TaC-HfC fabricated by spark plasma sintering . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 36 , ( 7 ) 1539 - 1548 .
Csanádi T, Szommer P, Chinh NQ, Grasso S, Dusza J, Reece M ( 2016 ) . Plasticity in ZrB<inf>2</inf> micropillars induced by anomalous slip activation . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 36 , ( 3 ) 389 - 394 .
Horlait D, Grasso S, Al Nasiri N, Burr PA, Lee WE ( 2016 ) . Synthesis and Oxidation Testing of MAX Phase Composites in the Cr-Ti-Al-C Quaternary System . Journal of the American Ceramic Society vol. 99 , ( 2 ) 682 - 690 .
Stadelmann R, Lugovy M, Orlovskaya N, Mchaffey P, Radovic M, Sglavo VM, Grasso S, Reece MJ ( 2016 ) . Mechanical properties and residual stresses in ZrB2–SiC spark plasma sintered ceramic composites . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 36 , ( 7 ) 1527 - 1537 .
Horlait D, Grasso S, Chroneos A, Lee WE ( 2016 ) . Attempts to synthesise quaternary MAX phases (Zr,m)<inf>2</inf>ALC and Zr<inf>2</inf>(AL,A)C as a way to approach Zr<inf>2</inf>ALC . Materials Research Letters vol. 4 , ( 3 ) 137 - 144 .
Csanádi T, Grasso S, Kovalčíková A, Dusza J, Reece M ( 2016 ) . Nanohardness and elastic anisotropy of ZrB<inf>2</inf> crystals . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 36 , ( 1 ) 239 - 242 .
Saunders T, Grasso S, Reece MJ ( 2015 ) . Limiting oxidation of ZrB<inf>2</inf> by application of an electric field across its oxide scale . Journal of Alloys and Compounds vol. 653 , 629 - 635 .
Stadelmann R, Hughes B, Orlovskaya N, Grasso S, Reece MJ ( 2015 ) . 2D Raman mapping and thermal residual stresses in SiC grains of ZrB<inf>2</inf>-SiC ceramic composites . Ceramics International vol. 41 , ( 10 ) 13630 - 13637 .
Castle E, Grasso S, Reece M, Sheridan R, Walton A ( 2015 ) . Spark Plasma Sintering of permanent magnets for next-generation electric vehicle motors . Conference: IEEE EUROCON 2015 - International Conference on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON)1 - 1 .
Al Mansour F, Karpukhina N, Grasso S, Wilson RM, Reece MJ, Cattell MJ ( 2015 ) . The effect of spark plasma sintering on lithium disilicate glass-ceramics . Dental Materials vol. 31 , ( 10 ) e226 - e235 .
Porwal H, Kasiarova M, Tatarko P, Grasso S, Dusza J, Reece MJ ( 2015 ) . Scratch behaviour of graphene alumina nanocomposites . Advances in Applied Ceramics vol. 114 , S34 - S41 .
Hu CF, Kim BN, Park YJ, Morita K, Yoshida H, Grasso S, Zhang HB, Guo SQ et al. ( 2015 ) . Microstructure and mechanical properties of nano ZrO<inf>2</inf>-10 vol.% tin composite fabricated by spark plasma sintering . Journal of Ceramic Processing Research vol. 16 , ( 3 ) 281 - 286 .
Ning H, Mastrorillo GD, Grasso S, Du B, Mori T, Hu C, Xu Y, Simpson K et al. ( 2015 ) . Enhanced thermoelectric performance of porous magnesium tin silicide prepared using pressure-less spark plasma sintering . Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 3 , ( 33 ) 17426 - 17432 .
Porwal H, Estili M, Grünewald A, Grasso S, Detsch R, Hu C, Sakka Y, Boccaccini AR et al. ( 2015 ) . 45S5 Bioglass<sup>®</sup>–MWCNT composite: processing and bioactivity . Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine vol. 26 , ( 6 )
Gao Z, Suzuki TS, Grasso S, Sakka Y, Reece MJ ( 2015 ) . Highly anisotropic single crystal-like La<inf>2</inf>Ti<inf>2</inf>O<inf>7</inf> ceramic produced by combined magnetic field alignment and templated grain growth . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 35 , ( 6 ) 1771 - 1776 .
Mani MK, Viola G, Hall JP, Grasso S, Reece MJ ( 2015 ) . Observation of Curie transition during spark plasma sintering of ferromagnetic materials . Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials vol. 382 , 202 - 205 .
Hu CF, Kim BN, Park YJ, Estili M, Grasso S, Morita K, Yoshida H, Nishimura T et al. ( 2015 ) . Nano ZrO<inf>2</inf>-TiN composites with high strength and conductivity . Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan vol. 123 , ( 1434 ) 86 - 89 .
Castle E, Grasso S, Reece M, Sheridan R, Walton A ( 2015 ) . Spark Plasma Sintering of permanent magnets for next-generation Electric Vehicle motors Reducing critical rare-earth use for a self-sufficient European market . IEEE EUROCON 2015 - INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER AS A TOOL (EUROCON) . 766 - 766 .
Zhang HB, Hu CF, Sato K, Grasso S, Estili M, Guo SQ, Morita K, Yoshida H et al. ( 2015 ) . Tailoring Ti3AlC2 ceramic with high anisotropic physical and mechanical properties . JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN CERAMIC SOCIETY vol. 35 , ( 1 ) 393 - 397 .
Zhang HB, Hu CF, Sato K, Grasso S, Estili M, Guo SQ, Morita K, Yoshida H et al. ( 2015 ) . Tailoring Ti<inf>3</inf>AlC<inf>2</inf> ceramic with high anisotropic physical and mechanical properties . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 35 , ( 1 ) 393 - 397 .
Zhang H, Hu C, Lv J, Grasso S, Mishra M, Estili M, Yamauchi Y, Kim B et al. ( 2014 ) . Microstructure and adsorption property of nanocarbide-derived carbon (CDC) synthesized at ambient temperature . Materials Letters vol. 130 , 188 - 191 .
Zhang HB, Hu CF, Sato K, Grasso S, Estili M, Guo SQ, Morita K, Yoshida H et al. ( 2014 ) . Tailoring Ti3AlC2 ceramic with high anisotropic physical and mechanical properties . Journal of the European Ceramic Society
GRASSO S ( 2014 ) . Ultra-high temperature spark plasma sintering of α-SiC . Ceramics International
Tatarko P, Grasso S, Chlup Z, Porwal H, Kašiarová M, Dlouhý I, Reece MJ ( 2014 ) . Toughening effect of multi-walled boron nitride nanotubes and their influence on the sintering behaviour of 3Y-TZP zirconia ceramics . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 34 , ( 7 ) 1829 - 1843 .
Porwal H, Grasso S, Cordero-Arias L, Li C, Boccaccini AR, Reece MJ ( 2014 ) . Processing and bioactivity of 45S5 Bioglass(®)-graphene nanoplatelets composites . J Mater Sci Mater Med vol. 25 , ( 6 ) 1403 - 1413 .
Porwal H, Grasso S, Cordero-Arias L, Li C, Boccaccini AR, Reece MJ ( 2014 ) . Processing and bioactivity of 45S5 Bioglass®-graphene nanoplatelets composites . Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine vol. 25 , ( 6 ) 1403 - 1413 .
Saunders T, Grasso S, Reece MJ ( 2014 ) . Plasma formation during electric discharge (50V) through conductive powder compacts . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 35 , ( 3 ) 871 - 877 .
Jiang Q, Yan H, Khaliq J, Ning H, Grasso S, Simpson K, Reece MJ ( 2014 ) . Large ZT enhancement in hot forged nanostructured p-type Bi <inf>0.5</inf>Sb<inf>1.5</inf>Te<inf>3</inf> bulk alloys . Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 2 , ( 16 ) 5785 - 5790 .
Rizzo S, Grasso S, Salvo M, Casalegno V, Reece MJ, Ferraris M ( 2014 ) . Joining of C/SiC composites by spark plasma sintering technique . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 34 , ( 4 ) 903 - 913 .
Tatarko P, Grasso S, Porwal H, Chlup Z, Saggar R, Dlouhý I, Reece MJ ( 2014 ) . Boron nitride nanotubes as a reinforcement for brittle matrices . Journal of the European Ceramic Society
Grasso S, Saunders T, Porwal H, Cedillos-Barraza O, Jayaseelan DD, Lee WE, Reece MJ ( 2014 ) . Flash Spark Plasma Sintering (FSPS) of Pure ZrB2 . Journal of the American Ceramic Society
Porwal H, Grasso S, Mani MK, Reece MJ ( 2014 ) . In situ reduction of graphene oxide nanoplatelet during spark plasma sintering of a silica matrix composite . Journal of the European Ceramic Society
Grasso S, Tatarko P, Rizzo S, Porwal H, Hu C, Katoh Y, Salvo M, Reece MJ et al. ( 2014 ) . Joining of β-SiC by spark plasma sintering . Journal of the European Ceramic Society
Bernardo E, Ponsot I, Colombo P, Grasso S, Porwal H, Reece MJ ( 2014 ) . Polymer-derived SiC ceramics from polycarbosilane/boron mixtures densified by SPS . Ceramics International
Wang Q, Hu C, Huang Q, Cai S, Sakka Y, Grasso S ( 2014 ) . Synthesis of high-purity Ti<inf>3</inf>SiC<inf>2</inf> by microwave sintering . International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology vol. 11 , ( 5 ) 911 - 918 .
Maizza G, Grasso S, Sakka Y ( 2014 ) . Systematic study on densification of alumina fine powder during milliwave sintering at 28GHz . Journal of Asian Ceramic Societies vol. 2 , ( 3 ) 215 - 222 .
Badica P, Grasso S, Borodianska H, Xie SS, Li P, Tatarko P, Reece MJ, Sakka Y et al. ( 2014 ) . Tough and dense boron carbide obtained by high-pressure (300 MPa) and low-temperature (1600°C) spark plasma sintering . Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan vol. 122 , ( 1424 ) 271 - 275 .
Tatarko P, Grasso S, Chlup Z, Porwal H, Kašiarová M, Dlouhý I, Reece MJ ( 2014 ) . Toughening effect of multi-walled boron nitride nanotubes and their influence on the sintering behaviour of 3Y-TZP zirconia ceramics . Journal of the European Ceramic Society
Porwal H, Tatarko P, Saggar R, Grasso S, Kumar Mani M, Dlouhý I, Dusza J, Reece MJ ( 2014 ) . Tribological properties of silica-graphene nano-platelet composites . Ceramics International
Porwal H, Tatarko P, Grasso S, Khaliq J, Dlouhý I, Reece MJ ( 2013 ) . Graphene reinforced alumina nano-composites . Carbon vol. 64 , 359 - 369 .
Porwal H, Grasso S, Reece MJ ( 2013 ) . Review of graphene-ceramic matrix composites . Advances in Applied Ceramics vol. 112 , ( 8 ) 443 - 454 .
Porwal H, Tatarko P, Grasso S, Hu C, Boccaccini AR, Dlouhý I, Reece MJ ( 2013 ) . Toughened and machinable glass matrix composites reinforced with graphene and graphene-oxide nano platelets . Science and Technology of Advanced Materials vol. 14 , ( 5 )
Grasso S, Sakka Y ( 2013 ) . Electric field in SPS: geometry and pulsed current effects . JOURNAL OF THE CERAMIC SOCIETY OF JAPAN vol. 121 , ( 1414 ) 524 - 526 .
Grasso S, Poetschke J, Richter V, Maizza G, Sakka Y, Reece MJ ( 2013 ) . Low-temperature spark plasma sintering of pure nano WC powder . Journal of the American Ceramic Society vol. 96 , ( 6 ) 1702 - 1705 .
Wang Q, Grasso S, Hu C, Zhang H, Cai S, Sakka Y, Huang Q ( 2013 ) . Spark plasma sintering of damage tolerant and machinable YAM ceramics . Journal of Advanced Ceramics vol. 2 , ( 2 ) 193 - 200 .
Grasso S, Yoshida H, Porwal H, Sakka Y, Reece M ( 2013 ) . Highly transparent α-alumina obtained by low cost high pressure SPS . Ceramics International vol. 39 , ( 3 ) 3243 - 3248 .
Porwal H, Tatarko P, Grasso S, Khaliq J, Dlouhý I, Reece MJ ( 2013 ) . Graphene reinforced alumina nano-composites . Carbon
Poetschke J, Grasso S, Richter V, Michaelis A ( 2013 ) . High pressure - Low temperature sintering of tungsten carbide ceramics . International Powder Metallurgy Congress and Exhibition, Euro PM 2013 .
Grasso S, Yoshida H, Porwal H, Sakka Y, Reece M ( 2013 ) . Highly transparent α-alumina obtained by low cost high pressure SPS . Ceramics International vol. 39 , ( 3 ) 3243 - 3248 .
Rizzo S, Grasso S, Salvo M, Casalegno V, Reece MJ, Ferraris M ( 2013 ) . Joining of C/SiC composites by spark plasma sintering technique . Journal of the European Ceramic Society
Grasso S, Chinnam RK, Porwal H, Boccaccini AR, Reece MJ ( 2013 ) . Low temperature spark plasma sintering of 45S5 Bioglass® . Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids vol. 362 , ( 1 ) 25 - 29 .
Grasso S, Poetschke J, Richter V, Maizza G, Sakka Y, Reece MJ ( 2013 ) . Low-temperature spark plasma sintering of pure nano wc powder . Journal of the American Ceramic Society
Wei X, Yan H, Wang T, Hu Q, Viola G, Grasso S, Jiang Q, Jin L et al. ( 2013 ) . Reverse boundary layer capacitor model in glass/ceramic composites for energy storage applications . Journal of Applied Physics vol. 113 , ( 2 ) 024103 - 021045 .
Wang Q, Hu C, Cai S, Sakka Y, Grasso S, Huang Q ( 2013 ) . Synthesis of High-Purity Ti3SiC2 by Microwave Sintering . International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology
Grasso S, Tsujii N, Jiang Q, Khaliq J, Maruyama S, Miranda M, Simpson K, Mori T et al. ( 2013 ) . Ultra low thermal conductivity of disordered layered p-type bismuth telluride . Journal of Materials Chemistry C vol. 1 , ( 12 ) 2362 - 2367 .
Rendtorff NM, Grasso S, Hu C, Suarez G, Aglietti EF, Sakka Y ( 2012 ) . Dense zircon (ZrSiO 4) ceramics by high energy ball milling and spark plasma sintering . Ceramics International vol. 38 , ( 3 ) 1793 - 1799 .
Bogomol I, Grasso S, Nishimura T, Sakka Y, Loboda P, Vasylkiv O ( 2012 ) . Hard polycrystalline eutectic composite prepared by spark plasma sintering . Ceramics International vol. 38 , ( 5 ) 3947 - 3953 .
Vasylkiv O, Borodianska H, Badica P, Grasso S, Sakka Y, Tok A, Su LT, Bosman M et al. ( 2012 ) . High hardness B aC b-(B xO y/BN) composites with 3D mesh-like fine grain-boundary structure by reactive spark plasma sintering . Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology vol. 12 , ( 2 ) 959 - 965 .
Kim BN, Hiraga K, Grasso S, Morita K, Yoshida H, Zhang H, Sakka Y ( 2012 ) . High-pressure spark plasma sintering of MgO-doped transparent alumina . Nippon Seramikkusu Kyokai Gakujutsu Ronbunshi/Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan vol. 120 , ( 1399 ) 116 - 118 .
Hu C, Sakka Y, Gao J, Tanaka H, Grasso S ( 2012 ) . Microstructure characterization of ZrB 2-SiC composite fabricated by spark plasma sintering with TaSi 2 additive . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 32 , ( 7 ) 1441 - 1446 .
Hu CF, Sakka Y, Grasso S, Tanaka H, Nishimura T ( 2012 ) . Spark plasma sintering (SPS), or pulse discharge sintering (PDS) of max phases . MAX Phases: Microstructure, Properties and Applications , Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Grasso S, Hu C, Maizza G, Sakka Y ( 2012 ) . Spark plasma sintering of diamond binderless WC composites . Journal of the American Ceramic Society vol. 95 , ( 8 ) 2423 - 2428 .
Rendtorff NM, Grasso S, Hu C, Suarez G, Aglietti EF, Sakka Y ( 2012 ) . Zircon-zirconia (ZrSiO 4-ZrO 2) dense ceramic composites by spark plasma sintering . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 32 , ( 4 ) 787 - 793 .
Grasso S, Hu C, Maizza G, Kim BN, Sakka Y ( 2011 ) . Effects of pressure application method on transparency of spark plasma sintered alumina . Journal of the American Ceramic Society vol. 94 , ( 5 ) 1405 - 1409 .
Hu C, Sakka Y, Tanaka H, Nishimura T, Grasso S ( 2011 ) . Fabrication of textured Nb4AlC3 ceramic by slip casting in a strong magnetic field and spark plasma sintering . Journal of the American Ceramic Society vol. 94 , ( 2 ) 410 - 415 .
Grasso S, Hu C, Vasylkiv O, Suzuki TS, Guo S, Nishimura T, Sakka Y ( 2011 ) . High-hardness B4C textured by a strong magnetic field technique . Scripta Materialia vol. 64 , ( 3 ) 256 - 259 .
Demirskyi D, Borodianska H, Grasso S, Sakka Y, Vasylkiv O ( 2011 ) . Microstructure evolution during field-assisted sintering of zirconia spheres . Scripta Materialia vol. 65 , ( 8 ) 683 - 686 .
Grasso S, Sakka Y, Rendtorff N, Hu C, Maizza G, Borodianska H, Vasylkiv O ( 2011 ) . Modeling of the temperature distribution of fla shsintered zirconia . Nippon Seramikkusu Kyokai Gakujutsu Ronbunshi/Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan vol. 119 , ( 1386 ) 144 - 146 .
Hu C, Sakka Y, Nishimura T, Guo S, Grasso S, Tanaka H ( 2011 ) . Physical and mechanical properties of highly textured polycrystalline Nb4AlC3 ceramic . Science and Technology of Advanced Materials vol. 12 , ( 4 )
Hu C, Sakka Y, Grasso S, Nishimura T, Guo S, Tanaka H ( 2011 ) . Shell-like nanolayered Nb4AlC3 ceramic with high strength and toughness . Scripta Materialia vol. 64 , ( 8 ) 765 - 768 .
Hu C, Sakka Y, Grasso S, Suzuki T, Tanaka H ( 2011 ) . Tailoring Ti3SiC2 ceramic via a strong magnetic field alignment method followed by spark plasma sintering . Journal of the American Ceramic Society vol. 94 , ( 3 ) 742 - 748 .
Grasso S, Kim BN, Hu C, Maizza G, Sakka Y ( 2010 ) . Highly transparent pure alumina fabricated by high-pressure spark plasma sintering . Journal of the American Ceramic Society vol. 93 , ( 9 ) 2460 - 2462 .
Hu C, Sakka Y, Jang B, Tanaka H, Nishimura T, Guo S, Grasso S ( 2010 ) . Microstructure and properties of ZrB2-SiC and HfB2-SiC composites fabricated by spark plasma sintering (SPS) using TaSi2 as sintering aid . Nippon Seramikkusu Kyokai Gakujutsu Ronbunshi/Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan vol. 118 , ( 1383 ) 997 - 1001 .
Hu C, Sakka Y, Tanaka H, Nishimura T, Guo S, Grasso S ( 2010 ) . Microstructure and properties of ZrB2-SiC composites prepared by spark plasma sintering using TaSi2 as sintering additive . Journal of the European Ceramic Society vol. 30 , ( 12 ) 2625 - 2631 .
Hu C, Sakka Y, Tanaka H, Nishimura T, Grasso S ( 2010 ) . Synthesis, microstructure and mechanical properties of (Zr,Ti)B2-(Zr,Ti)N composites prepared by spark plasma sintering . Journal of Alloys and Compounds vol. 494 , ( 1-2 ) 266 - 270 .
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Grasso S, Sakka Y, Maizza G ( 2009 ) . Electric current activated/assisted sintering (ECAS): A review of patents 1906-2008 . Science and Technology of Advanced Materials vol. 10 , ( 5 )
Hu C, Sakka Y, Tanaka H, Nishimura T, Grasso S ( 2009 ) . Low temperature thermal expansion, high temperature electrical conductivity, and mechanical properties of Nb4AlC3 ceramic synthesized by spark plasma sintering . Journal of Alloys and Compounds vol. 487 , ( 1-2 ) 675 - 681 .
Maizza G, Grasso S, Sakka Y ( 2009 ) . Moving finite-element mesh model for aiding spark plasma sintering in current control mode of pure ultrafine WC powder . Journal of Materials Science vol. 44 , ( 5 ) 1219 - 1236 .
Grasso S, Sakka Y, Maizza G, Hu C ( 2009 ) . Pressure effect on the homogeneity of spark plasma-sintered tungsten carbide powder . Journal of the American Ceramic Society vol. 92 , ( 10 ) 2418 - 2421 .
Grasso S, Sakka Y, Maizza G ( 2009 ) . Pressure effects on temperature distribution during spark plasma sintering with graphite sample . Materials Transactions vol. 50 , ( 8 ) 2111 - 2114 .
Grasso S, Sakka Y, Maizza G ( 2008 ) . Effects of initial punch-die clearance in spark plasma sintering process . Materials Transactions vol. 49 , ( 12 ) 2899 - 2906 .
Maizza G, Grasso S, Sakka Y, Noda T, Ohashi O ( 2007 ) . Relation between microstructure, properties and spark plasma sintering (SPS) parameters of pure ultrafine WC powder . Science and Technology of Advanced Materials vol. 8 , ( 7-8 ) 644 - 654 .
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