Accession Number:

ADA184753

Title:

Aluminum Oxynitride Spinel (ALON): A Review

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY LAB COMMAND WATERTOWN MA MATERIALTECHNOLOGY LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

Aluminum oxynitride spinel ALON is a relatively new ceramic that can be processed into fully dense transparent material. There are a variety of applications where this material could replace alumina, especially where optical transparency and strength are important. This report reviews the current status of this material, including phase equilibria, processing, and properties.

Subject Categories:

  • Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE