Dr Salvatore Grasso

 
 
 
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All Publications

    2016

    • Stadelmann R, Lugovy M, Orlovskaya N, Mchaffey P, Radovic M, Sglavo VM, Grasso S and Reece MJ (2016). "Erratum: Corrigendum to “Mechanical properties and residual stresses in ZrB2–SiC spark plasma sintered ceramic composites” (J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. (2016) 36(7) (1527–1537))." Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 36, (14) 3545-3545.
      01-11-2016
    • Wang C, Wu D, Grasso S, Saunders T, Castle E, Yan H and Reece MJ (2016). "Growth of SiC platelets using contactless flash technique." Nippon Seramikkusu Kyokai Gakujutsu Ronbunshi/Journal of The Ceramic Society of Japan  vol. 124, (9) 845-847.
      01-09-2016
    • Saunders T, Grasso S and Reece MJ (2016). "Ultrafast-Contactless Flash Sintering using Plasma Electrodes." Scientific Reports  vol. 6,
      08-06-2016
    • CASTLE E, Grasso S, Reece MJ, Sheridan R and Walton A (2016). "Rapid Sintering of Anisotropic, Nanograined Nd-Fe-B by Flash-Spark Plasma Sintering." Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 
      26-05-2016
    • Porwal H, Saggar R, Tatarko P, Grasso S, Saunders T, Dlouhý I and Reece MJ (2016). "Effect of lateral size of graphene nano-sheets on the mechanical properties and machinability of alumina nano-composites." Elsevier  Ceramics International  vol. 42, (6) 7533-7542.
      01-05-2016
    • Grasso S, Saunders T, Porwal H, Milsom B, Tudball A, Reece M and Chen IW (2016). "Flash Spark Plasma Sintering (FSPS) of α and β SiC." Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 99, (5) 1534-1543.
      01-05-2016
    • Grasso S, Kim E-Y, Saunders T, Yu M, Tudball A, Choi S-H and Reece M (2016). "Ultra-Rapid Crystal Growth of Textured SiC Using Flash Spark Plasma Sintering Route." American Chemical Society  Crystal Growth and Design  vol. 16, (4) 2317-2321.
      16-02-2016
    • Cedillos-Barraza O, Grasso S, Nasiri NA, Jayaseelan DD, Reece MJ and Lee WE (2016). "Sintering behaviour, solid solution formation and characterisation of TaC, HfC and TaC-HfC fabricated by spark plasma sintering." Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 36, (7) 1539-1548.
      13-02-2016
    • Csanádi T, Szommer P, Chinh NQ, Grasso S, Dusza J and Reece M (2016). "Plasticity in ZrB2 micropillars induced by anomalous slip activation." Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 36, (3) 389-394.
      01-02-2016
    • Horlait D, Grasso S, Al Nasiri N, Burr PA and Lee WE (2016). "Synthesis and Oxidation Testing of MAX Phase Composites in the Cr-Ti-Al-C Quaternary System." Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 99, (2) 682-690.
      01-02-2016
    • Stadelmann R, Lugovy M, Orlovskaya N, Mchaffey P, Radovic M, Sglavo VM, Grasso S and Reece MJ (2016). "Mechanical properties and residual stresses in ZrB2–SiC spark plasma sintered ceramic composites." Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 36, (7) 1527-1537.
      22-01-2016
    • Csanádi T, Grasso S, Koval¿íková A, Dusza J and Reece M (2016). "Nanohardness and elastic anisotropy of ZrB2 crystals." Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 36, (1) 239-242.
      01-01-2016

    2015

    • Saunders T, Grasso S and Reece MJ (2015). "Limiting oxidation of ZrB2 by application of an electric field across its oxide scale." Journal of Alloys and Compounds  vol. 653, 629-635.
      25-12-2015
    • Stadelmann R, Hughes B, Orlovskaya N, Grasso S and Reece MJ (2015). "2D Raman mapping and thermal residual stresses in SiC grains of ZrB2-SiC ceramic composites." Ceramics International  vol. 41, (10) 13630-13637.
      01-12-2015
    • Hu CF, Kim BN, Park YJ, Morita K, Yoshida H, Grasso S, Zhang HB, Guo SQ and Sakka Y (2015). "Microstructure and mechanical properties of nano ZrO2-10 vol.% tin composite fabricated by spark plasma sintering." Journal of Ceramic Processing Research  vol. 16, (3) 281-286.

      24-07-2015
    • Ning H, Mastrorillo GD, Grasso S, Du B, Mori T, Hu C, Xu Y, Simpson K, Maizza G and Reece MJ (2015). "Enhanced thermoelectric performance of porous magnesium tin silicide prepared using pressure-less spark plasma sintering." Journal of Materials Chemistry A  vol. 3, (33) 17426-17432.
      21-07-2015
    • Porwal H, Estili M, Grünewald A, Grasso S, Detsch R, Hu C, Sakka Y, Boccaccini AR and Reece MJ (2015). "45S5 Bioglass®–MWCNT composite: processing and bioactivity." Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine  vol. 26, (6)
      29-06-2015
    • Mani MK, Viola G, Hall JP, Grasso S and Reece MJ (2015). "Observation of Curie transition during spark plasma sintering of ferromagnetic materials." Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials  vol. 382, 202-205.
      15-05-2015
    • Zhang HB, Hu CF, Sato K, Grasso S, Estili M, Guo SQ, Morita K, Yoshida H, Nishimura T, Suzuki TS, Barsoum MW, Kim BN and Sakka Y (2015). "Tailoring Ti3AlC2 ceramic with high anisotropic physical and mechanical properties." Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 35, (1) 393-397.
      01-01-2015
    • Gao Z, Suzuki TS, Grasso S, Sakka Y and Reece MJ (2015). "Highly anisotropic single crystal-like La2Ti2O7 ceramic produced by combined magnetic field alignment and templated grain growth." Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 35, (6) 1771-1776.
      01-01-2015
    • Hu CF, Kim BN, Park YJ, Estili M, Grasso S, Morita K, Yoshida H, Nishimura T, Guo SQ and Sakka Y (2015). "Nano ZrO2-TiN composites with high strength and conductivity." Journal of The Ceramic Society of Japan  vol. 123, (1434) 86-89.
      01-01-2015
    • Al Mansour F, Karpukhina N, Grasso S, Wilson RM, Reece MJ and Cattell MJ (2015). "The effect of spark plasma sintering on lithium disilicate glass-ceramics." Dental Materials  vol. 31, (10) e226-e235.
      01-01-2015
    • Porwal H, Kasiarova M, Tatarko P, Grasso S, Dusza J and Reece MJ (2015). "Scratch behaviour of graphene alumina nanocomposites." Advances in Applied Ceramics  vol. 114, S34-S41.
      01-01-2015

    2014

    • Zhang H, Hu C, Lv J, Grasso S, Mishra M, Estili M, Yamauchi Y, Kim B and Sakka Y (2014). "Microstructure and adsorption property of nanocarbide-derived carbon (CDC) synthesized at ambient temperature." Materials Letters  vol. 130, 188-191.
      01-09-2014
    • GRASSO S (2014). "Ultra-high temperature spark plasma sintering of α-SiC." Elsevier  Ceramics International 
      23-08-2014
    • Grasso S, Saunders T, Porwal H and Reece M (2014). "Ultra-high temperature spark plasma sintering of α-SiC." Elsevier Ltd  Ceramics International 
      24-07-2014
    • Porwal H, Grasso S, Cordero-Arias L, Li C, Boccaccini AR and Reece MJ (2014). "Processing and bioactivity of 45S5 Bioglass(®)-graphene nanoplatelets composites." J Mater Sci Mater Med  vol. 25, (6) 1403-1413.
      01-06-2014
    • Saunders T, Grasso S and Reece MJ (2014). "Plasma formation during electric discharge (50V) through conductive powder compacts." Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 35, (3) 871-877.
      29-05-2014
    • Jiang Q, Yan H, Khaliq J, Ning H, Grasso S, Simpson K and Reece MJ (2014). "Large ZT enhancement in hot forged nanostructured p-type Bi 0.5Sb1.5Te3 bulk alloys." Journal of Materials Chemistry A  vol. 2, (16) 5785-5790.
      28-04-2014
    • Grasso S, Tatarko P, Rizzo S, Porwal H, Hu C, Katoh Y, Salvo M, Reece MJ and Ferraris M (2014). "Joining of β-SiC by spark plasma sintering." Journal of The European Ceramic Society 
      01-01-2014
    • Tatarko P, Grasso S, Chlup Z, Porwal H, Kašiarová M, Dlouhý I and Reece MJ (2014). "Toughening effect of multi-walled boron nitride nanotubes and their influence on the sintering behaviour of 3Y-TZP zirconia ceramics." Journal of The European Ceramic Society 
      01-01-2014
    • Tatarko P, Grasso S, Porwal H, Chlup Z, Saggar R, Dlouhý I and Reece MJ (2014). "Boron nitride nanotubes as a reinforcement for brittle matrices." Journal of The European Ceramic Society 
      01-01-2014
    • Badica P, Grasso S, Borodianska H, Xie SS, Li P, Tatarko P, Reece MJ, Sakka Y and Vasylkiv O (2014). "Tough and dense boron carbide obtained by high-pressure (300 MPa) and low-temperature (1600°C) spark plasma sintering." Journal of The Ceramic Society of Japan  vol. 122, (1424) 271-275.
      01-01-2014
    • Porwal H, Tatarko P, Saggar R, Grasso S, Kumar Mani M, Dlouhý I, Dusza J and Reece MJ (2014). "Tribological properties of silica-graphene nano-platelet composites." Ceramics International 
      01-01-2014
    • Porwal H, Grasso S, Mani MK and Reece MJ (2014). "In situ reduction of graphene oxide nanoplatelet during spark plasma sintering of a silica matrix composite." Journal of The European Ceramic Society 
      01-01-2014
    • Bernardo E, Ponsot I, Colombo P, Grasso S, Porwal H and Reece MJ (2014). "Polymer-derived SiC ceramics from polycarbosilane/boron mixtures densified by SPS." Ceramics International 
      01-01-2014
    • Grasso S, Saunders T, Porwal H, Cedillos-Barraza O, Jayaseelan DD, Lee WE and Reece MJ (2014). "Flash spark plasma sintering (FSPS) of pure ZrB2." Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 97, (8) 2405-2408.
      01-01-2014

    2013

    • Porwal H, Grasso S and Reece MJ (2013). "Review of graphene-ceramic matrix composites." Advances in Applied Ceramics  vol. 112, (8) 443-454.
      01-11-2013
    • Porwal H, Tatarko P, Grasso S, Hu C, Boccaccini AR, Dlouhý I and Reece MJ (2013). "Toughened and machinable glass matrix composites reinforced with graphene and graphene-oxide nano platelets." Science and Technology of Advanced Materials  vol. 14, (5)
      01-10-2013
    • Grasso S and Sakka Y (2013). "Electric field in SPS: geometry and pulsed current effects." Journal of The Ceramic Society of Japan  vol. 121, (1414) 524-526.
      01-06-2013
    • Wang Q, Grasso S, Hu C, Zhang H, Cai S, Sakka Y and Huang Q (2013). "Spark plasma sintering of damage tolerant and machinable YAM ceramics." Journal of Advanced Ceramics  vol. 2, (2) 193-200.
      01-06-2013
    • Grasso S, Tsujii N, Jiang Q, Khaliq J, Maruyama S, Miranda M, Simpson K, Mori T and Reece MJ (2013). "Ultra low thermal conductivity of disordered layered p-type bismuth telluride." Journal of Materials Chemistry C  vol. 1, (12) 2362-2367.
      28-03-2013
    • Wei X, Yan H, Wang T, Hu Q, Viola G, Grasso S, Jiang Q, Jin L, Xu Z and Reece MJ (2013). "Reverse boundary layer capacitor model in glass/ceramic composites for energy storage applications." Journal of Applied Physics  vol. 113, (2)
      14-01-2013
    • Grasso S, Chinnam RK, Porwal H, Boccaccini AR and Reece MJ (2013). "Low temperature spark plasma sintering of 45S5 Bioglass®." Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids  vol. 362, (1) 25-29.
      07-01-2013
    • Grasso S, Poetschke J, Richter V, Maizza G, Sakka Y and Reece MJ (2013). "Low-temperature spark plasma sintering of pure nano wc powder." Journal of The American Ceramic Society 
      01-01-2013
    • Porwal H, Tatarko P, Grasso S, Khaliq J, Dlouhý I and Reece MJ (2013). "Graphene reinforced alumina nano-composites." Carbon 
      01-01-2013
    • Rizzo S, Grasso S, Salvo M, Casalegno V, Reece MJ and Ferraris M (2013). "Joining of C/SiC composites by spark plasma sintering technique." Journal of The European Ceramic Society 
      01-01-2013
    • Wang Q, Hu C, Cai S, Sakka Y, Grasso S and Huang Q (2013). "Synthesis of High-Purity Ti3SiC2 by Microwave Sintering." International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology 
      01-01-2013

    2012

    • Grasso S, Yoshida H, Porwal H, Sakka Y and Reece M (2012). "Highly transparent α-alumina obtained by low cost high pressure SPS." Ceramics International 
      01-01-2012
    • Grasso S, Hu C, Maizza G and Sakka Y (2012). "Spark plasma sintering of diamond binderless WC composites." Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 95, (8) 2423-2428.
      01-01-2012
    • Vasylkiv O, Borodianska H, Badica P, Grasso S, Sakka Y, Tok A, Su LT, Bosman M and Jan Ma (2012). "High hardness B aC b-(B xO y/BN) composites with 3D mesh-like fine grain-boundary structure by reactive spark plasma sintering." Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology  vol. 12, (2) 959-965.
      01-01-2012
    • Bogomol I, Grasso S, Nishimura T, Sakka Y, Loboda P and Vasylkiv O (2012). "Hard polycrystalline eutectic composite prepared by spark plasma sintering." Ceramics International  vol. 38, (5) 3947-3953.
      01-01-2012
    • Hu CF, Sakka Y, Grasso S, Tanaka H and Nishimura T (2012). "Spark plasma sintering (SPS), or pulse discharge sintering (PDS) of max phases." Max Phases: Microstructure, Properties and Applications  Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 

      01-01-2012
    • Hu C, Sakka Y, Gao J, Tanaka H and Grasso S (2012). "Microstructure characterization of ZrB 2-SiC composite fabricated by spark plasma sintering with TaSi 2 additive." Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 32, (7) 1441-1446.
      01-01-2012
    • Rendtorff NM, Grasso S, Hu C, Suarez G, Aglietti EF and Sakka Y (2012). "Dense zircon (ZrSiO 4) ceramics by high energy ball milling and spark plasma sintering." Ceramics International  vol. 38, (3) 1793-1799.
      01-01-2012
    • Rendtorff NM, Grasso S, Hu C, Suarez G, Aglietti EF and Sakka Y (2012). "Zircon-zirconia (ZrSiO 4-ZrO 2) dense ceramic composites by spark plasma sintering." Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 32, (4) 787-793.
      01-01-2012
    • Kim BN, Hiraga K, Grasso S, Morita K, Yoshida H, Zhang H and Sakka Y (2012). "High-pressure spark plasma sintering of MgO-doped transparent alumina." Nippon Seramikkusu Kyokai Gakujutsu Ronbunshi/Journal of The Ceramic Society of Japan  vol. 120, (1399) 116-118.
      01-01-2012

    2011

    • Demirskyi D, Borodianska H, Grasso S, Sakka Y and Vasylkiv O (2011). "Microstructure evolution during field-assisted sintering of zirconia spheres." Elsevier/Science Direct  Scripta Materialia  vol. 65, (8) 683-686.
      01-01-2011
    • Hu C, Sakka Y, Nishimura T, Guo S, Grasso S and Tanaka H (2011). "Physical and mechanical properties of highly textured polycrystalline Nb4AlC3 ceramic." Science and Technology of Advanced Materials  vol. 12, (4)
      01-01-2011
    • Grasso S, Hu C, Maizza G, Kim BN and Sakka Y (2011). "Effects of pressure application method on transparency of spark plasma sintered alumina." Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 94, (5) 1405-1409.
      01-01-2011
    • Hu C, Sakka Y, Grasso S, Nishimura T, Guo S and Tanaka H (2011). "Shell-like nanolayered Nb4AlC3 ceramic with high strength and toughness." Scripta Materialia  vol. 64, (8) 765-768.
      01-01-2011
    • Hu C, Sakka Y, Grasso S, Suzuki T and Tanaka H (2011). "Tailoring Ti3SiC2 ceramic via a strong magnetic field alignment method followed by spark plasma sintering." Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 94, (3) 742-748.
      01-01-2011
    • Hu C, Sakka Y, Tanaka H, Nishimura T and Grasso S (2011). "Fabrication of textured Nb4AlC3 ceramic by slip casting in a strong magnetic field and spark plasma sintering." Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 94, (2) 410-415.
      01-01-2011
    • Grasso S, Hu C, Vasylkiv O, Suzuki TS, Guo S, Nishimura T and Sakka Y (2011). "High-hardness B4C textured by a strong magnetic field technique." Scripta Materialia  vol. 64, (3) 256-259.
      01-01-2011
    • Grasso S, Sakka Y, Rendtorff N, Hu C, Maizza G, Borodianska H and Vasylkiv O (2011). "Modeling of the temperature distribution of fla shsintered zirconia." Nippon Seramikkusu Kyokai Gakujutsu Ronbunshi/Journal of The Ceramic Society of Japan  vol. 119, (1386) 144-146.
      01-01-2011

    2010

    • Hu C, Sakka Y, Jang B, Tanaka H, Nishimura T, Guo S and Grasso S (2010). "Microstructure and properties of ZrB2-SiC and HfB2-SiC composites fabricated by spark plasma sintering (SPS) using TaSi2 as sintering aid." Nippon Seramikkusu Kyokai Gakujutsu Ronbunshi/Journal of The Ceramic Society of Japan  vol. 118, (1383) 997-1001.
      01-01-2010
    • Grasso S, Kim BN, Hu C, Maizza G and Sakka Y (2010). "Highly transparent pure alumina fabricated by high-pressure spark plasma sintering." Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 93, (9) 2460-2462.
      01-01-2010
    • Hu C, Sakka Y, Tanaka H, Nishimura T, Guo S and Grasso S (2010). "Microstructure and properties of ZrB2-SiC composites prepared by spark plasma sintering using TaSi2 as sintering additive." Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 30, (12) 2625-2631.
      01-01-2010
    • Hu CF, Sakka Y, Uchikoshi T, Suzuki TS, Jang BK, Grasso S and Suarez G (2010). "Synthesis, microstructure and mechanical properties of ZrB2 ceramic prepared by mechanical alloying and spark plasma sintering." Key Eng Mat  vol. 434-435, 165-168.
      01-01-2010
    • Hu C, Sakka Y, Tanaka H, Nishimura T and Grasso S (2010). "Synthesis, microstructure and mechanical properties of (Zr,Ti)B2-(Zr,Ti)N composites prepared by spark plasma sintering." Journal of Alloys and Compounds  vol. 494, (1-2) 266-270.
      01-01-2010

    2009

    • Grasso S, Sakka Y and Maizza G (2009). "Electric current activated/assisted sintering (ECAS): A review of patents 1906-2008." Science and Technology of Advanced Materials  vol. 10, (5)
      01-01-2009
    • Hu C, Sakka Y, Tanaka H, Nishimura T and Grasso S (2009). "Low temperature thermal expansion, high temperature electrical conductivity, and mechanical properties of Nb4AlC3 ceramic synthesized by spark plasma sintering." Journal of Alloys and Compounds  vol. 487, (1-2) 675-681.
      01-01-2009
    • Grasso S, Sakka Y, Maizza G and Hu C (2009). "Pressure effect on the homogeneity of spark plasma-sintered tungsten carbide powder." Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 92, (10) 2418-2421.
      01-01-2009
    • Grasso S, Sakka Y and Maizza G (2009). "Pressure effects on temperature distribution during spark plasma sintering with graphite sample." Materials Transactions  vol. 50, (8) 2111-2114.
      01-01-2009
    • Maizza G, Grasso S and Sakka Y (2009). "Moving finite-element mesh model for aiding spark plasma sintering in current control mode of pure ultrafine WC powder." Journal of Materials Science  vol. 44, (5) 1219-1236.
      01-01-2009

    2008

    • Grasso S, Sakka Y and Maizza G (2008). "Effects of initial punch-die clearance in spark plasma sintering process." Materials Transactions  vol. 49, (12) 2899-2906.
      01-01-2008

    2007

    • Maizza G, Grasso S, Sakka Y, Noda T and Ohashi O (2007). "Relation between microstructure, properties and spark plasma sintering (SPS) parameters of pure ultrafine WC powder." Science and Technology of Advanced Materials  vol. 8, (7-8) 644-654.
      01-01-2007