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SILICON CARBIDE CERAMIC MATRIX COMPOSITES, HYBRID CERAMIC MATERIALS AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME

United States Patent Application

20120183788
A1
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Silicon carbide ceramic matrix composites, and hybrid ceramic materials are provided. In one embodiment, the silicon carbide composites comprise reinforcement material further comprising a simplified coating, and in others, the composites comprise uncoated reinforcement material. The hybrid ceramic materials comprise at least two of a conventional ceramic matrix composite, a monolithic ceramic, the composite comprising uncoated reinforcement material, and the composite comprising reinforcement material comprising a simplified coating. Methods of providing the composites are also provided.
Corman, Gregory Scot (Ballston Spa, NY), Meschter, Peter Joel (Niskayuna, NY), Luthra, Krishan Lal (Niskayuna, NY)
General Electric Company (Schenectady NY)
12/ 358,069
January 22, 2009
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT [0001] This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-FC26-92CE41000 awarded by US Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.