30 PhD positions in Slovakia

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  • Utilization of industrial waste in the construction industry as an alternative for conventional building materials PhD topic is focused on a study of formation mechanisms of hydrated silicate phases

  • Development of functionally graded biomaterials based on nitride ceramics The work will focus on the development of new functionally graded bioceramics as a potential replacement of human bones. The aim is to develop composite materials with graded porosity and chemical composition, which will...

  • Preparation and characterization of microspheres based on Si3 N4 suitable for 3D printing process. Preparation of Si3N4 micro-granules with biocompatible sintering additives by freeze granulation and freeze drying. The main aim will be the preparation of micro-granules with designed macro and...

  • Development of new advanced ceramics with the improved high temperature properties The work will be focused on the synthesis and characterisation of new advanced ceramic materials. The aim will be to develop a material with unique microstructure and chemical composition, based on the refractory...

  • Joining methods for advanced ceramic materials The development of reliable, inexpensive and user-friendly joining methods is a critical issue of the development of next generation of nuclear reactors and aerospace vehicles. The main aim of the work will be to develop new bonding methods of...

  • Influence of grain boundary chemical composition of nitride ceramics on the mechanical properties Experimental verification of the assumption that different content of rare earth oxides results in different mechanical behavior of nitride ceramics will be aim of the thesis. The model experiments...

  • 3D printing of SiC- and Si3 N4 based ceramics The topic is focused on the development of technology of preparation of ceramic materials based on SiC and Si3N4 using 3D printing by stereolithographic method. At present, there is a lot of suspensions for 3D SLS printing based on oxide ceramics,...

  • Lanthanide doped thermoelectric materials based on delafossite Preparation of lanthanide-doped delafossite CuAl1-x Lnx O2 (where Ln = Ce, Eu, Sm, Nd, Er) with the aim to improve the thermoelectric properties, especially to increase the electrical and decrease the thermal conductivity. The...

  • Surface modification of Si3 N4 microspheres by polymer chains Porous microspheres based on silicon nitride with addition of calcium phosphate will be modified with respect to surface treatment. First stage will be focused on the study of influence of (i) porosity and (ii) nitride to phosphate...

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