apl. Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Frank Kern

Head of Department High Performance Ceramics



Allmandring 7b
70569 Stuttgart
Room: 1.43

P-867: KERN, F.; GADOW R.: “Tough  to  brittle  transition  with  increasing  grain  size  in  3Yb-TZP ceramics  manufactured  from  stabilizer coated  nanopowder”, "Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan, 124, (2016), S. 1-7.


P-738: P-KERN, F: “A comparison of microstructure and mechanical properties of 12Ce-TZP reinforced with alumina and in situ formed strontium- or lanthanum hexaaluminate precipitates”, Journal of the European Ceramic Society 34 (2014), S. 413–423


P-694: F. KERN, F: „Ytterbia–neodymia–costabilized TZP—Breaking the limits of strength–toughness correlations for zirconia?“, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 33, 965-73, 2013.


P-691: F. KERN: „Evolution of microstructure, phase composition and mechanical properties in zirconia toughened alumina reinforced with cerium hexaaluminate precipitates”, Scripta Materialia, 67, (2012) 1007-1010.


P-685: SOMMER, F.; WALCHER, H.; KERN, F.; MÄTZIG, M.; GADOW, R: „Influence of feedstock preparation on ceramic injection molding and microstructural features of zirconia toughened alumina” , Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 34, (2014), S. 745-51.


P- 620: LANDFRIED, R.,  KERN, F.;  BURGER, W.; LEONHARDT, W.;  GADOW, R.: “ Development of Electrical Discharge Machinable ZTA Ceramics with 24 vol% of TiC, TiN, TiCN, TiB2 and WC as Electrically Conductive Phase”, Applied Ceramic Technology, 10 (2013), S. 509-518.


P-590: PALMERO, P.; KERN, F.; LOMBARDI, M.; GADOW, R.: “Role of immiscible and miscible second phases on the sintering kinetics and microstructural development of nano-crystalline α-Al2O3 -based materials”, Ceramics International, 37 (2011), S. 3547-3556.