The Formation of Two Types of SiC Inclusions in Si3N4/SiC Nanocomposites


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M. Hnatko et al., "The Formation of Two Types of SiC Inclusions in Si3N4/SiC Nanocomposites", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 264-268, pp. 2305-2310, 2004

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