Ceramic Nanocomposites from Tailor-Made Preceramic Polymers
AbstractThe present Review addresses current developments related to polymer-derived ceramic nanocomposites (PDC-NCs). Different classes of preceramic polymers are briefly introduced and their conversion into ceramic materials with adjustable phase compositions and microstructures is presented. Emphasis is set on discussing the intimate relationship between the chemistry and structural architecture of the precursor and the structural features and properties of the resulting ceramic nanocomposites. Various structural and functional properties of silicon-containing ceramic nanocomposites as well as different preparative strategies to achieve nano-scaled PDC-NC-based ordered structures are highlighted, based on selected ceramic nanocomposite systems. Furthermore, prospective applications of the PDC-NCs such as high-temperature stable materials for thermal protection systems, membranes for hot gas separation purposes, materials for heterogeneous catalysis, nano-confinement materials for hydrogen storage applications as well as anode materials for secondary ion batteries are introduced and discussed in detail. View Full-Text
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Mera, G.; Gallei, M.; Bernard, S.; Ionescu, E. Ceramic Nanocomposites from Tailor-Made Preceramic Polymers. Nanomaterials 2015, 5, 468-540.
Mera G, Gallei M, Bernard S, Ionescu E. Ceramic Nanocomposites from Tailor-Made Preceramic Polymers. Nanomaterials. 2015; 5(2):468-540.Chicago/Turabian Style
Mera, Gabriela; Gallei, Markus; Bernard, Samuel; Ionescu, Emanuel. 2015. "Ceramic Nanocomposites from Tailor-Made Preceramic Polymers." Nanomaterials 5, no. 2: 468-540.