The 18th International Conference on Internal Friction and Mechanical Spectroscopy (ICIFMS-18). September 12-15, 2017. Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil)

The 18th International Conference on Internal Friction and Mechanical Spectroscopy (ICIFMS-18) was hold on September 12-15, 2017, in Foz do Iguaçu (Iguazu Falls), Brazil, organized by Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP) and Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar). Our contribution: Plenary Talk: Lorena Pardo, “INTERNAL FRICTION CHARACTERIZATION IN LEAD-FREE FERROELECTRICS FOR ULTRASONIC …

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XXVI International Materials Research Congress. 20-25 August, 2017. Cancún (México)


The Sociedad Mexicana de Materiales (SMM) and the Materials Research Society (MRS) organize IMRC2017, which holds the F.2 Symposia on Functional Materials Based on Perovskite-Type Oxides and Mixed Oxide-Anion Solids: Ferroics, Superconductors and Related Materials. Chairs: L. E. Fuentes-Cobas, K. Poeppelmeier, M.A. Alario and M.E. Villafuerte-Castrejón “For more than half a …

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Congratulations to Prof. M.E. Villafuerte-Castrejón!


¡Felicidades a la Prof. María Elena Villafuerte-Castrejón! Our collaborator, from the Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM), won the “Epsilon de Oro” prize to a professional life devoted to the study of Electroceramics and, in a great part, to ferro-piezoelectric ceramics. The prize was given at the XIII edition of …

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Quies 2016 Torremolinos, Málaga (Spain) 19-22 June 2016


The Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry organized QUIES2016, the 17th Scientific Meeting on Inorganic Chemistry and 11th Meeting on Solid State Chemistry, at Torremolinos, Málaga, (Spain), from 19 to 22 June 2016. Prof. María Elena Villafuerte-Castrejón gave a talk on “Piezoceramic Materials without Pb: a Synthesis Challenge“. This work reviews …

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International Center for Diffraction Data


Prof. María Elena Villafuerte-Castrejón is invited at 2016 ICDD Spring Meetings 14-18 March 2016 – ICDD Headquarters. Newtown Square, Philadelphia (PA), USA and  contributes with  the work on “Multi-symmetric structure of (1-x)(Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3-x(Ba0.9Ca0.1)TiO3 ceramics” by M. E. Villafuerte-Castrejón, R. Vivar-Ocampo, A. M. González and L Pardo. The works on structural determination by X-ray on …

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