Microwave Joining of Ceramics and Composites
Sintered SiC; Areas of Interest: Furnace coils for the ethylene industry, retorts for
the chemical industry
Reaction-bonded SiC; Areas of Interest: Radiant burner tubes for metal heat-treating,
high temperature heat exchangers
Areas of Interest: Semiconductor wafer oven furniture, hot sections in aircraft and
ground based gas turbine engines, first walls for next generation fusion reactors.
Ceramic-to-metal and ceramic-to-ceramic: Sapphire to SS, Alumina to Alumina, Aluminum to Alumina, by e-beam, microwave and induction