Brittle-ductile transition in shape adaptive grinding (SAG)

Peter Simon, Anthony Beaucamp, Phillip Charlton, Yoshiharu Namba

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Shape Adaptive Grinding (SAG) is novel process for rapid finishing of ceramic freeform optics. In this paper, we report results from an investigation into the brittle-ductile transition observable on ceramic materials such as silicon carbide.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580194
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jul 21
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016 - Rochester, United States
Duration: 2016 Oct 172016 Oct 21

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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