Advanced Materials Department

Led by: Mariana LUCACI
Fields: Mater. Sci. Chemistry & Synthesis
Institution: National Institute for R&D in Electrical Engineering (ICPE-CA)
Scientists/Total: 29/45
Keywords:  Advanced Materials, nanomaterials, metallic materials, magnetic materials, alloys, carbonic materials, ceramic materials, polymers, composites, component parts,
Presentation

Laboratory carries on applied research in materials science. Activities include preparing and characterizing a wide variety of materials and products in various forms.

Infrastructures

For processing - Powder Metalurgy - Spark plasma sintering syst. HD 25; HIP press AIP6-30 H; Planetary ball mills; - Chemical route - Rotory evaporator; Spin coater equipment; - Investment Casting -Melt-spinning system HV-TP; Induction melting furnaces; Microwire installation Thin film - Vacuum thin film nitriding; Thermal treatment -Thermal treatment furnaces in controlled atmosphere; - Computing facilities - 12 office PC; 3 laptops; 10 PC for equipment control and data acquisition; Infolytica software. For characterization Thermal characterisation - Dilatometer L75 (2000C + 700LT); TG-DSC/DTA; Thermal diffusivimeter; Thin films characterisation - Nano/micro indentation; Tribometer; Elipsometer; Magnetic characterisation -Vibrant probe magnetometer; Hysteresisgraph; Specific surface area - Autosorb 1C; Nanomaterials - 90Plus Zeta-sizer Apparatus; Spectrophotometer UV-Vis-NIR with integrative sphere; Mechanical properties – Mechanical tester; AFM + Scanning Tunneling Microscope;

Applications

Electrical engineering - thin films/sheets, nanowires, nanomagnets, nanomaterials/ nanostructures, nanocomposites, hard magnetic materials with lower or without rare earth content; soft magnetic materials for IE3 motors; magnetic materials for sensors and MEMS (glass-coated microwires, magnetic memories, magnetic thin / thick layers etc), ecological nanostructured electrical contacts materials Energy - light weight alloys and composites, metallic foams, dissimilar materials metal-carbon/ceramic junctions; materials for batteries/fuel-cells; thermal barrier coatings, nanostructures, heat pipes, materials for hydrogen storage, bipolar plates (graphite/polymer composite), ceramic microspheres (Insulating coating material) Special applications - light weight structural materials, friction/antifriction materials, non-oxide ceramics, materials resistant to mechanical impact, carbon fiber/nanofiber composites, flexible electromagnetic shielding materials Biomaterials - more optimized SMAs, Mg-base alloys, surface functionalization, porous ceramic scaffolds, microporous calcium phosphate granules/beads

Contact

Splaiul Unirii nr. 313, Sector 3, 030138
Municipiul București, România
Tel: +40 213 467231 +40 213 467109
Fax: +40 213 468299
eMail: mari...@icpe-ca.ro

 

 

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