viscous sintering

Also contains definition of: viscous flow sintering
sintering process by which it is possible to densify gels to glasses and ceramics at elevated temperatures.
PAC, 2007, 79, 1801. 'Definitions of terms relating to the structure and processing of sols, gels, networks, and inorganic-organic hybrid materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2007)' on page 1826 (