Technology based on strong IP:
• 2 patents relating to the refractory materials used in the crucible containing the samples to be sintered.
• 1 patent focusing on furnace instrumentation and firing thermal management.
21 Scientific publications
Our selection :
In Situ Study On Microwave Sintering Of ZTA Ceramic: Effect Of ZrO2 Content On Densification, Hardness, And Toughness
Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol.100 (3), pp. 929-936, (2017) by C. Meunier, F. Zuo, N. Peillon, S. Saunier, S. Marinel, D. Goeuriot
Microwave versus conventional sintering : Estimate of the apparent activation energy for densification of α-alumina and zinc oxide
Journal of the europen ceramique society ; Vol. 34 (12), pp.3103-3110, (2014). by F. Zuo, A. Badev, S. Saunier, D. Goeuriot, R. Heuguet, S. Marinel
Comparaison of the microwave and conventional Sintering of Alumia
Journal of American Ceramic Society, Vol 96 (6), pp.1732-1737, (2013) by F. Zuo, C. Carry, S. Saunier, S. Marinel, D. Goeuriot
1 research and innovation center at Mines Saint Etienne
Opti'waves work is based on 10 years of research carried out at Mines Saint Etienne laboratory, a center dedicated to high temperature microwaves which and unique in Europe