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Surface Energy as an Indicator of Interfacial Mechanical Response

Godard, H. T. and Faber, K. T. (1986) Surface Energy as an Indicator of Interfacial Mechanical Response. In: Tailoring multiphase and composite ceramics. Materials Science Research. No.20. Plenum Press , New York, NY, pp. 687-696. ISBN 0306423812.

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Contact angles between silicon and a variety of silicon carbide-based fibers have been measured and correlated to the mechanical behavior of the fiber-matrix interface. Infiltration by the molten silicon into the fibers and/or reaction with excess carbon to form silicon carbide gives rise to low contact angles and high toughness interfaces. It is suggested that the high toughness of the interface is morphology-controlled.

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Additional Information:© 1986 Springer. This research was supported by the General Electric Company, Evendale, Ohio. The authors thank D. W. Readey for critically reviewing the manuscript and S. Guruswamy, M. Shaw and C. Brown Jr. for helpful discussions.
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