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Journal of Ceramics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 785210, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/785210
Research Article

Processing and Characterization of Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Foams for High-Temperature Applications

Graduate Program in Materials Science and Engineering (PGMAT), Departments of Chemical (EQA) and Mechanical Engineering (EMC), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), 88040-900 Florianópolis, SC, Brazil

Received 30 September 2013; Accepted 15 November 2013

Academic Editor: Young-Wook Kim

Copyright © 2013 Ana María Herrera et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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