Winter 2022/23

Keramische Nanotechnologie II: Funktionskeramik

(Ceramic Nanotechnology II: Functional Ceramics)
V 2 SWS ECTS: 3 04-M09-MW-033


Knowledge and understanding of the processing, properties and characterization techniques of advanced ceramics fabricated from nano and micro particles.


  1. Introduction – Applications – Challenges
  2. Fundamentals of colloid and interface science
  3. Colloidal processing
  4. Functional Ceramic Nanoparticles
  5. Colloidal assembly
  6. Processing of porous ceramics
  7. 3D printing / additive manufacturing
  8. Surface modification and thin film processing
  9. Hierarchical materials / biomimetic ceramics
  10. Bioglass and other bone replacement materials
  11. Ceramics for bioprocessing
  12. Ceramic catalyst supports
  13. Ceramics for energy conversion and storage
  14. Student presentations: Examples of novel functional nanostructured/nano-enabled ceramics based on current papers
  15. Summary

  16. Recommended Readings

    • Jürgen G. Heinrich, Introduction to the Principles of Ceramic Forming
    • Reed J.S., Principles of Ceramic Processing, Wiley and Sons, New York ISBN: 0-471-59721-X
    • Hunter R. J., Introduction to Modern Colloid Science, Oxford Science, Oxford ISBN 0-19-855386-2
    • Lagaly, Schulz, Zimehl, Dispersionen und Emulsionen, Steinkopff Verlag ISBN 3-7985-1087-3
    • Brinker C.J., Scherer G.W., Sol-Gel Science – The Physics and Chemistry of Sol-Gel Processing, Academic press, Inc. San Diego ISBN 0-12-134970-5
    • Ring T.A., Fundamentals of Ceramic Powder Processing and Synthesis, Academic Press, San Diego (1996) ISBN: 0-12-588930-5
    • Kollenberg W., Technische Keramik, Vulkan-Verlag Essen (2004) ISBN 3-8027-2927-7