Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Joshua Kuntz

Research Staff
Materials Science Division


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DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Materials Science & Engineering
University of California at Davis
2005
B.S. Materials Science & Engineering
University of California at Davis
1997

Research Interests

Processing and properties of nanocrystalline materials, sol-gel routes to novel materials, advanced consolidation methods, and transparent ceramics for functional applications.


Patents

7,128,850 “Electrically conductive Si-Ti-C-N ceramics,” Duan, Ren-Guan: Kuntz, Joshua D.: Mukherjee, Amiya K. (2006)

6,976,532 “Anisotropic thermal applications of composites of ceramics and carbon nanotubes,” Zhan, Guodong; Kuntz, Joshua D.; Mukherjee, Amiya K. (2005)

6,905,649 “High-density barium titanate of high permittivity,” Zhan, Guodong; Mukherjee, Amiya K.; Kuntz, Joshua D.; Wan, Julin (2005)

6,875,374 “Ceramic materials reinforced with single-wall carbon nanotubes as electrical conductors,” Zhan, Guodong; Kuntz, Joshua D.; Mukherjee, Amiya K. (2005)

6,858,173 “Nanocrystalline ceramic materils reinforced with single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Zhan, Guodong; Mukherjee, Amiya K.; Kuntz, Joshua D.; Wan, Julin (2005)

Kuntz, J. D., J. J. Roberts, M. Hough, and N. J. Cherepy, “Multiple synthesis routes to transparent ceramic lutetium aluminum garnet,” Scripta Materialia, submitted (2007).

Cherepy, N. J., J. D. Kuntz, T. M. Tillotson, D. T. Speaks, S. A. Payne, B. H. T. Chai, Y. Porter-Chapman, S. E. Derenzo, “Cerium-doped single crystal and transparent ceramic lutetium aluminum garnet scintillators,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods: A, in press (2007).

Zhan, G.-D., J. D. Kuntz, A. K. Mukherjee, P. Zhu, and K. Koumoto, “Thermoelectric properties of carbon nanotube/ceramic nanocomposites,” Scripta Materialia 54 [1]77-82 (2006).

Sergueeva, A. V., N. A. Mara, J. D. Kuntz, E. J. Lavernia, and A. K. Mukherjee, “Shear band formation and ductility in bulk metallic glass,” Philosophical Magazine 85 [23]2671-87 (2005).

Duan, R. G., J. E. Garay, J. D. Kuntz, and A. K. Mukherjee, “Electrically conductive in situ formed nano-Si3N4/SiC/TiCxN1-x ceramic composite consolidated by pulse electric current sintering (PECS),” Journal of the American Ceramic Society 88 [1]66-70 (2005).

Publications

Kuntz, J. D., G.-D. Zhan, and A. K. Mukherjee, “Nanocrystalline-Matrix Ceramic Composites for Improved Fracture Toughness,” MRS Bulletin 29 [1]740-748 (2004).

Duan, R.-G., J. D. Kuntz, J. E. Garay, and A. K. Mukherjee, “Metal-like electrical conductivity in ceramic nano-composite,” Scripta Materialia 50 [10]1309-1313 (2004).

Zhan, G.-D., J. D. Kuntz, J. Wan, and A. K. Mukherjee, “Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes as Attractive Toughening Agents in Alumina-Based Nanocomposites,” Nature Materials 2, 38-42 (2003).

Zhan, G.-D., J. D. Kuntz, J. Wan, J. E. Garay, and A. K. Mukherjee, “A Novel Processing Route to Develop a Dense Nanocrystalline Alumina Matrix (<100nm) Nanocomposite Material,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society 86 [1]200-202 (2003).

Zhan, G.-D., J. D. Kuntz, J. Wan, J. E. Garay, and A. K. Mukherjee, “Spark-Plasma-Sintered BaTiO3/Al2O3 Nanocomposites,” Materials Science & Engineering A A356, 443-446 (2003).

Zhan, G.-D., J. D. Kuntz, J. Wan, J. E. Garay, and A. K. Mukherjee, “Alumina-based Nanocomposites Consolidated by Spark Plasma Sintering,” Scripta Materials 47, 737-741 (2002).


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