Adhesives for wood: an update. Aluminum-based glassy alloys. Aluminum nitride. Armor, ceramic. Armor, composite. Automotive composite components: fabrication. Biomaterial--blood interactions. Biomaterials: surface structure and properties. Carbon-fiber-reinforced plastics. Ceramic cutting tools. Ceramic powders: chemical preparation. Ceramics: construction applications. Coal: world resources. Colloidal crystals. Composite materials: aerospace applications. Composite materials: fatigue. Composite materials: structure-performance maps. Computer simulation of microstructural evolution. Dental elastomers: an overview. Diamondlike and diamond thin films. Diffusion in silicon. Fiber-reinforced ceramics. Fumigation of wood. Gas sensors, solid state. Health hazards in wood processing. High-level radioactive waste disposal: safety. High-resolution electron microscopy. Hydrogen as a metallurgical probe. Insulation raw materials. Lignin-based polymers. Lime. Microengineering of materials: laser fusion targets. Natural-fiber-based composites. Nitrogen in steels. Oxidation of molten metals, directed. Petroleum resources: world overview. Physical aging of polymers. Plywood. Polyethylene processing to produce ultimate properties. Portland cement raw materials. Quasicrystals. Scanning tunnelling microscopy and spectroscopy. Silicon: preparation for semiconductors. Specialty papers from advanced fibers. Steels for rolling bearings. Superconducting device fabrication. Superconductors, ceramic. Superconductors: magnetic structure. Thin films: X-ray characterization. Titanium aluminides. Welding of thermoplastics. Wood: surface chemistry.
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