Maria Gracinda Ferreira da Silva
  Assistant Professor  
   
  phone: 234 370 354  
  extension: 22 920  
  e-mail: gsilva@ua.pt  
  department: Materials and Ceramic Engineering  
   
  line: 1 - information and communication technology
 
  direct url: https://www.ciceco.ua.pt/MariaSilva  
   
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Graduation in Chemical and Process Engineering, IST, Technical University of Lisbon

PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Aveiro University

Scientific Interests

 

Preparation and characterization of glass and glass-ceramics with special electric, magnetic and optical properties.

Selected Publications

Publications (last five years)

 

Structural, electrical and thermal properties of borosilicate glass–alumina composites

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 538 (2012) 66-72.

M.M.R.A. Lima, R.C.C. Monteiro, M.P.F. Graça and M.G. Ferreira da Silva

Magnesium ferrite nanoparticles inserted in a glass matrix—Microstructure and magnetic properties
Materials Chemistry and Physics 132 (2012) 264– 272.
M.G. Ferreira da Silva and M.A. Valente

Book Chapter
“Niobate Crystals Inserted in a Glass Matrix” in Thomas M. Wong (ed) in Niobium: Properties, Production & Applications, New York, Nova Science Publishers, (2011) ISBN-13: 978-1611228953, 213-293
.M.P.F. Graça , M.G. Ferreira da Silva and M.A. Valente

The effect of composition and temperature on the amount and type of nanoferrite particles inserted in Fe2O3–ZnO–MgO–SiO2 glass–ceramics
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 357 (2011) 3722–3725.
M.G. Ferreira da Silva and B.F.O. Costa

NaNbO3 crystals dispersed in a B2O3 glass matrix – Structural characteristics versus electrical and dielectrical properties
Solid State Sciences, 11 (2009) 570–577.
M.P.F. Graça, M.G. Ferreira da Silva and M.A. Valente

The dielectric behavior of a thermoelectric treated B2O3–Li2O–Nb2O5 glass
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 354 (2008) 3408-3413.
M.P.F. Graça, M.G. Ferreira da Silva, A.S.B. Sombra and M.A. Valente

Influence of thermal and thermoelectric treatments on structure and electric properties of B2O3–Li2O–Nb2O5 glasses
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 354 (2008) 901-908.
M.P.F. Graça, M.G. Ferreira da Silva and M.A. Valente

Structural and electrical characteristics of LiNbO3 embedded in a 34% SiO2 glass matrix
Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 28 (2008) 1197-1203.
M.P.F. Graça, M.G. Ferreira da Silva and M.A. Valente

Electrical characterization of SiO2:LiNbO3 glass and glass–ceramics using dc conductivity, TSDC measurements and dielectric spectroscopy
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 353 (2007) 4390-4394.
M.P.F. Graça, M.G. Ferreira da Silva, A.S.B. Sombra and M.A. Valente

Precipitation of zinc ferrite nanoparticles in the Fe2O3–ZnO–SiO2 glass system
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 353 (2007) 2374-2382.
M.G. Ferreira da Silva, L.C.J. Pereira and J.C. Waerenborgh

Insertion of iron oxide in calciumsilicate gel-derived materials
Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 272 (2007) 177-185.
M.G. Ferreira da Silva and J.C. Waerenborgh

Electric and dielectric properties of a SiO2–Na2O–Nb2O5 glass subject to a controlled heat-treatment process
Physica B: Condensed Matter, 396 (2007) 62-69.
M.P.F. Graça, M.G. Ferreira da Silva, A.S.B. Sombra and M.A. Valente

Preparation, structure, morphology, and dc and ac conductivity of the 88SiO2-6Li2O-6Nb2O5 (% mole) sol-gel derived glass-ceramics
Journal of sol-Gel Science and Technology, 42 (2007) 1-8.
M. P. F. Graça, M. G. Ferreira da Silva and M. A. Valente

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