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  1.  *E.V. Barrera, M.L. Shofner, and E.L Corral, "Applicaions: Composites" Carbon Nanotubes: Science and Applications, edited by Meyya Mayyappan (CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2004), pp. 253-273.
  2. "E.V. Barrera, E.L. Corral, M.L. Shofner, and D. Simeon, "Fundamentals of Carbon-Based Nanocomposites" Polymer Nanocomposites Handbook, edited by Meyya Meyyappan (CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2009), pp 209-225.

  1. S.K. Varma, J. Ponce, S. Andrews, E.L. Corral, D. Salas, "Microstructures During Solutionizing and Aging in a 6061 Aluminum Alloy Reinforced with Alumina Particles," Materials Science Forum, 217-222, 931-936 (1996). Article link here.
  2. S.K. Varma, R. Mahapatra, C. Hernandez, A. Chan, and E.L. Corral, "Influence of Processing on Microstructures of Ti-44Al-11Nb Alloy," Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 14 [6] 821-835 (1999). Article link here.
  3. S.K. Varma, E.L. Corral, D. Salas, and E. Esquivel, "Solutionizing Effects on Deformation-Induced Phase Transformations in 2014 Aluminum Composite," Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 30, 253902545 (1999). Article link here.
  4. S.K. Varma, E.L. Corral, D. Salas, E. Esquivel, K.K. Chawla, and R. Mahapatra, "Microstructural Development During Aging of 2014 Aluminum Alloy Composite," Journal of Materials Science, 34 1855-1863 (1999). Article link here.
  5. *E.L. Corral, J. Cesarano III, A. Shyam, E. Lara-Curzio, N. Bell, J. Stuecker, N. Perry, M. DiPrima, Z. Munir, J. Garay, and E.V. Barrera, "Engineered Nanostructures for Multifunctional Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Silicon Nitride Nanocomposites," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 91 [10] 3129-3137 (2008). Featured on Journal Cover of 91 [7] (2008). DOI: 10.1111/j. 1551-2916.2008.02533.x Article link here.
  6.  E.L. Corral and R. Loehman, "Ultra-High Temperature Ceramic Coatings for Oxidation Protection of Carbon-Carbon Composites," Journal of the American Ceramics Society91 [5] 1405-1502 (2008). DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2008.02331.x Article link here.
  7. E.L. Corral, "Ultra-High Temperature Ceramic Coatings," Advanced Materials & Processes, October 2008, 166 [10] 30-32 (2008) Invited Feature Articles.
  8. S.J. Widgeon, E.L. Corral, M. Spilde and R.E. Loehman, "Glass-to-Metal Seal Interfacial Analysis using Electron Probe Microscopy for Reliable Solid Oxide Fuel Cells," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 92 [4] 781-786 (2009). DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2008.02902.x Article link here.
  9. E.L. Corral and Luke S. Walker, "Improved Ablation Resistance of Carbon-Carbon Composites Using Zirconium Diboride and Boron Carbide," Journal of the European Ceramic Society 30 [11] 2357-2364 (2010). Special Issue: Aerospace Materials for Extreme Environments. DOI: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2010.02.025 Article link here.
  10. *E.L. Corral, H. Wany, J.E. Garay, Z. Munir, and E.V. Barrera, "Effect of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on Thermal and Electrical Properties of Silicon Nitride Processed Using Spark Plasma Sintering," Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 31 [3] 391-4000 (2011). DOI: 10.1016/j.jeruceramsoc.2010.10.020 Article link here.
  11. L.S. Walker, V.R. Marotto, M.A. Rafiee, N. Koratkar, and E.L. Corral, "Toughening in Graphene Ceramic Composites," ACS Nano, 5 (4) 3182-3190 (2011). DOI:10.1021/nn200319d Featured in Economist Magazine and as an NSF DISCOVERY highlight. Article link here.
  12. M. Clark, L.S. Walker, V.G. Hadjiev, V. Khabashesku, E.L. Corral, and R. Krishnamoorti, "Fast Sol-gel Processing of Silicon Carbide-Silicon Oxycarbide Nanocomposites", Journal of American Ceramic Society, 94 (12) 444-4452 (2011). DOI: 10.111/j.1551-2916.2011.04707.x Article link here.
  13. S. Natividad, V.R. Marotto, L.S. Walker, D. Pham, W. Pinc and E.L. Corral, "Tape Casting of Thin, Flexible and Homogenous Tapes of Zirconium Diboride," Journal of the American Ceramic Society 94 (9) 2749-2753 (2011). DOI: 10.111/j.1551-2916.2011.04690.x Article link here.
  14. W. Pinc, M. DiPrima, L.S. Walker, Z.N. Wing, and E.L. Corral, "Spark Plasma Joining of ZrB2-SiC using Zirconium-Boron Filler Layers," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 94 (11) 3825-3832 (2011). DOI: 10.111/j.1551-2916.2011.04739.x Article link here.
  15. L.S. Walker, W. Pinc and E.L. Corral, "Rapid Low Temperature Densification of Zirconium Diboride-SIlicon Carbide Composites," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 95, [1] 104-203 (2012). DOI 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2011.04873.x Article link here.
  16. M.D. Clark, L.S. Walker, V.G. Hadjiev, V. Khabashesku, E.L. Corral, and R. Krishnamoorti, "Polymer Precursor Based Preparation of Carbon Nanotube-Silicon Carbide Nanocomposites," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 95 [1] 328-337 (2012). DOI: 10.111/j.1551-2916.2011.04922.x Article link here.
  17. L.S. Walker, J.E. Miller, G.E. Hilmas, L.R. Evans, and E.L. Corral, "Coextrusion of Zirconia-Iron Oxide Honeycomb Substrates for Solar Based Thermochemical Generation of Carbon Monoxide for Renewable Fuels,"  ACS: Energy and Fuels, 26 712-721 (2012). DOI: Article link here.
  18. L.S. Walker and E.L. Corral, "Structural Influence on the Thermal Conversion of Self Catalyzed HfB2/ZrB2 Sol-gel Precursors by Rapid Ultra-Sonication of Oxychloride Hydrates," Journal of the American Ceramics Society, 97 [2] 399-406 (2014). DOI: 10.111/jace.12694 Article link here.
  19. L.S. Walker and E.L. Corral, "Self-Generating High Temperature Oxidation Resistant Glass-Ceramic Coatings for Oxidation Protection of C-C Composites," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 97 [9] 2004-3011 (2014). Article link here.
  20. M. Miller-Oana, P. Neff, M. Valdez, A. Powell, M. Packard, L.S. Walker, and E.L. Corral, "Oxidation Behavior of Aerospace Materials in High Enthalpy Flows Using and Oxyacetylene Torch Facility," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 98 [4] 1300-1307 (2015). Article link here.
  21. M. Miller-Oana and E.L. Corral, "High Temperature Isothermal Oxidation of Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics Using Thermal Gravimetric Analysis," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 99 [2] 619-626 (2016). Article link here.
  22. D. Pham, J.H. Dycus, J.M. LeBeau, M Venkateswara, K. Mulidharan, and E.L. Corral, "Processing Low Oxide Impurity ZrB2 Ceramics with High Strength Using Boron Carbide and Spark Plasma Sintering," Journal of the American Ceramic Society (In Press). Article link here.
  23. Walker, L. S., Pinc, W. R. and Corral, E. L. (2012), Powder Processing Effects on the Rapid Low-Temperature Densification of ZrB2–SiC Ultra-High Temperature Ceramic Composites Using Spark Plasma Sintering. J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 95: 194–203. Article link here.

Joan Fuller, Greg Hilmas, William Fahrenholtz, E.L. Corral, and Laura Reigel, "Guest Editorial," Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 30 2145-2146 (2010). Special Issue: Aerospace Materials for Extreme Environments. DOI: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2009.11.00. 

  1. S.K. Varma, J. Ponce, E.L. Corral, and D. Salas, "Aging Response Affected by the Solutionizing Time in a 6061 Aluminum Alloy Reinforced with Al2O3 Particles," Processing, Properties and Applications of Cast Metal Matrix Composites, Editor, P.K. Rohatgi, pp. 67-76, 1996, Symposium on Cast Metal Matrix Composites-Processing, Applications at the 1996 TMS Fall Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, October 6-10, 1996.
  2. S.K. Varma, J. Ponce, S. Andrews, E.L. Corral, and D. Salas, "Microstructures during solutionizing and aging in a 601 aluminum alloy matrix reinforced with alumina particles," Materials Science Forum, Editor(s): J.H. Driver, B. Dubost, et. al., pgs. 931-936, 1996, 5th International Conference on Aluminum Alloys: Their Physical and Mechanical Properties Parts 2, (ICAAS), Grenoble; France, July 1-5, 1996.
  3. S.K. Varma, D. Salas, J. Ponce, E.L. Corral, E. Esquivel, and M. Regalado, "The Influence of Solutionizing Time and Temperature on the Bonding Characteristics Between the Particles and Matrix with 6061 and 2014 Alloys Reinforced with Alumina Particles," Light Alloys for Aerospace Applications IV, Editor(s): E.W. Lee, W.E. Frazier, N.J. Kim, K. Jata, p. 287-296, 1997, 4th Light Weight Alloys for Aerospace Applications Symposium at the 1997 TMS Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, February 10-13, 1997. Article link here.
  4. S.K. Varma, D. Salas, E.L. Corral, E.L. Esquivel, and M. Regalado, "Microstructures in composites of age hardenable aluminum alloy deformed by room temperature rolling and tensile testing," Processing and Metals and Advanced Materials: Modeling, Design and Properties, Editor: B.Q. Li, pgs. 225-1998, International Symposium of Metals and Advanced Materials-Modeling, Design and Properties at the 1998 TMS Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, February 16-19, 1998. Article link here.
  5. S.K. Varma, E.L. Corral, C. Hernandez, R. Mahapartra, and W.E. Frazier, "Evolution of Microstructure During Cyclic and Thermal Stability of TI-44Al-11Nb alloy," Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials VII, Editor(s): T.S. Sribatsan, K.A. Khor, pgs. 15-20, 1998, 7th International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials VII, Rosemont, IL, October 11-15, 1998. Article link here.
  6. S.K. Varma, C. Hernandez, E.L. Corral, A. Chan, and R. Mahapatra, "Aged and Long Term Statically and Cyclically Oxidized Microstructure in Ti-44Al-11Nb Alloy," Gamma Titanium Aluminides 1999, Editor(2): Y.W. Kim, D.M. Dimiduk, M.H. Loretto, pgs 823-828, 1999, 2nd International Symposium on Gamma Titanium Aluminides held in Conjunction with the TMS 1999 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA March 1-4, 1999.
  7. *E.L. Corral, J. Cesarano III, J. Stuecker, and E.V. Barrera, "Processing of Carbon Nanofiber Reinforced Silicon Nitride Composites," Rapid Prototyping of Materials, pgs 53-62, TMS Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH, October 7-10, 2002.  Article link here.
  8. E.V. Barrera, F.J. Rodriguez-Macias, M.L. Shofner, J.D. Kim, E.L. Corral, S. Cruz-Canuelos, B.C. Rostro, Q. Zeng, J. Zhu, C.D. Armeniades, Y. Bayazitoglu, K. Lozano, L.P.F. Chibante, and F.D.S. Marquis, "Nanocomposites: From Space Suits to Spaceships," Proceedings of the 53rd International Astronautical Federation (IAF), IAC Paper 02-IAA. 12.1.02, Houston, TX, October 10-19, 2002.
  9. E.L. Corral, B. Gauntt, and R. Loehman, "Properties of Particles Filled Glass Composites Used for Sealing Solid Oxide Fuel Cells," in Advances in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells III: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Vol. 28, no 4, pp. 315-323 (eds Edited by Narottam P. Bansal, Johnathan Salem, and Dongming Zhu), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA (2009). Article link here.
  10. E.L. Corral, A. Ayala, and R. Loehman, "Evaluation of Oxidation Protection Testing Methods on Ultra-High Temperature Ceramic Coatings for Carbon-Carbon Oxidation Resistance," Mechanical Properties and Performance of Engineering Ceramics and Composites III, Ceramics Engineering and Science Proceedings, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 361-369 (2008) Edited by Edgar Lara-Curzio, Volume Editors: Johnathan Salem and Dongming Zhu. Article link here.
  11. E.L. Corral, and R.E. Loehman, "Silicon Carbide and Zirconium Diboride Coatings for Oxidation Protection of Carbon-Carbon Composites," Proceedings of the Joint Army Navy NASA Air Force (JANNAF) on TPS and Hot Structures for Hypersonic Applications, 32nd Annual Conference on Composites, Materials and Structures, Daytona Beach FL, January 28-31, 2008.
  12. E.L. Corral, S.J. Widgeon, and R.E. Loehman, "Electron Microprobe Analysis of Glass-to-Metal Seals For Use in Solid-Oxide Fuel Cells," Microscopy & Microanalysis Proceedings, Vol. 14, Supplement S2, pp. 1424-1425 (2008) Edited by, R.L. Price. Article link here.
  13. *E.L. Corral, "Multifunctional Silicon Nitride Ceramic Nanocomposites Using Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes," Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology III, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Vol. 30, Issue 7, pp. 17-25 (2009) Edited by Sanjay Mathur and M. Sing, Volume Editors, Jonathan Salem and Dilep Singh. Article link here.

  1. L.S. Walker, Processing of Ultra High Temperature Ceramics. Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (2013). Advisor: E.L. Corral Article link here.
  2. M. Miller-Oana, Oxidation Behavior of Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics and Graphitic Carbon. Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, The University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ (2015). Advisor: E.L. Corral Article link here.
  3. D. Pham, Processing High Purity Zirconium Diboride Ceramics and Direct Current Sintering of Ceramics, Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (2015). Advisor: E.L. Corral Article link here.

  1. E.L. Corral, K.G. Ewsuk, W. Fahrenholtz, and R.E. Loehman, "Processing and Characterizing Alumina/Aluminum Composites with Tailored Microstructures Formed by Reactive Metal Penetration," Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, Department of Energy, Washington DC, January 1999, pgs. 1-16, Report number: SAND99-0237C (Unlimited Release) 1999. Report link here.
  2. J.N. Stuecker, J. Cesarano III, E.L. Corral, K.A. Shollenberger, R.A. Roach, J.R. Torczynski, and E.V. Thomas, "Filling Source Feedthrus With Alumin/Molybdenum CND50 Cermet: Experimental, Theoretical, and Computational Approaches", Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, Department of Energy, Washington DC, 2001, July 2001, pgs. 1-49, Report Number: SAND2001-1821 (Unlimited Release) 2001. Report link here.
  3. R.E. Loehman, E.L. Corral, "Reliable Seals for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells," 2006 Office of Fossil Energy Fuel Cell Program Annual Report, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, pgs. 106-109, (Unlimited Release) September 2006.  Report link here. (Beginning on page 106)
  4. R.E. Loehman, E.L. Corral, and M. Chavez, "Reliable Seals for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells," 2007 Office of Fossil Energy Fuel Cell Program Annual Report, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, pgs. 113-117, (Unlimited Release) August 2007. Report link here. (Beginning on page 113)
  5. R.E. Loehman, E.L. Corral, H.P. Dumm, P. Kotula, P. Gabriel, and R. Tandon, "Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics for Hypersonic Vehicle Applications," Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, Department of Energy, Washington DC, pgs. 1-50, Report Number: SAND2006-2925 (unlimited Release) 2006. Report link here.
  6. E.L. Corral, A. Ayala, R. Loehman, R. Shah, M. Reiterer, and D. Bencoe, "Tape Casting Magnesium Oxide," Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, Department of Energy, Washington DC, Report number: SAND2008-0528 (Unlimited Release) 2008. Report link here.
  7. R.E. Loehman, E.L. Corral, C. Cornelius, J. Emerson, N. Baum, K.M. Schmidt, J.A. Smith, D.W. Kuntz, and W. Rutledge, "Development and Optimization of Thermal Protection Materials for Hypersonic Vehicles: LDRD Final Report," Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, Department of Energy, Washington DC, Report number: SAND2008-6056 (Limited Release) 2008.
  8. R.E. Loehman, T. Garino, R. Tandon, E.L. Corral, M. Brochu, B. Gauntt, and S.J. Widgeon, "Filled Glass Composites for Sealing of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells," Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, Department of Energy, Washington DC, Report Number: SAND2009-2255 (Unlimited Release) Distributed April 2009. Report link here.
  9. E.L. Corral, Luke S. Walker, Lindsey R. Evans, and James E. Miller, "Strategic Partnerships Final LDRD Report: Nanocomposite Materials for Efficient Solar Hydrogen Production," Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, Department of Energy, Washington DC, Report Number: SAND2012-3708 (Unlimited Release) Distributed May 2012. Report link here.