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ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division

Mission Statement

Our Mission: The Glass & Optical Materials Division of The American Ceramic Society focuses on the scientific research and development, application and manufacture of all types of glass, including fiber optics, the encapsulation of nuclear and hazardous wastes in glasses and the interaction of glass and ceramics in biosystems. Members of this division work with glasses in the optical, aerospace, window and electronic industries among others.

 

Upcoming Meetings

October 8 – 12, 2017

Materials Science & Technology 2017, combined with ACerS 119th Annual Meeting (MS&T17)

Pittsburgh, Pa. USA

 

 

 

The Glass & Optical Materials Division of The American Ceramic Society focuses on the scientific research and development, application and manufacture of all types of glass, including fiber optics, the encapsulation of nuclear and hazardous wastes in glasses and the interaction of glass and ceramics in biosystems. Members of this division work with glasses in the optical, aerospace, window and electronic industries among others.

Credit: Michael Wyszomierski; Flickr; CC BY-NC 2.0

 

 

 

Publication Highlights

As a service to the members of the Glass & Optical Materials Division and those interested in joining The American Ceramic Society, ACerS and Wiley are providing free access to articles published in the International Journal of Glass Science and the Journal of the American Ceramic Society that are relevant to the glass industry. These articles will be unlocked until September 30, 2017.  After that time, ACerS members can access these articles after logging in to www.ceramics.org.

 

Strong, Tough Glass-Ceramics for Emerging Markets
    Qiang Fu, George H. Beall, Charlene M. Smith, Jeffrey T. Kohli, Randall E. Youngman, Bryan R. Wheaton, Allen J. Credle, Ozgur Gulbiten
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijag.12247/full

 

Crystallization of Glass: What We Know, What We Need to Know 
    Jürn W. P. Schmelzer, Vladimir M. Fokin, Alexander S. Abyzov
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijag.12212/full

 

Determination of crystal growth rates in glasses over a temperature range using a single DSC run
    Raphael M. C. V. Reis, Vladimir M. Fokin, Edgar D. Zanotto
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jace.14200/full

 

The Influence of Cu2+ and Mn2+ Ions on the Structure and Crystallization of Diopside–Calcium Pyrophosphate Bioglasses
    
Basam Ae. E. Ben-Arfa, Isabel M. Miranda Salvado, José Ferriera, Robert C. Pullar
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijag.12201/full

 

Effect of Crystallization Temperature on Electrical Properties of Er3+/Yb3+–SrO.TiO2 Borosilicate Glass
    
Aditya Maheshwari, Nitish Kumar, Singh, Om Parkash, Devendra Kumar
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijag.12126/full

 

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Glass Research Group Videos
 

We would like to invite all the active glass research leaders to produce 5~8 min videos (in English) showing their main research lines, faculty and staff, and lab facilities, in a free, creative style. 
We aim to collect hundreds of videos, which should be very useful to stimulate collaboration among glass researchers scattered in the four corners of the planet, and also for prospective students and post-docs that are trying to find alternative study possibilities, new positions and opportunities for research collaboration. These video clips can be professionally produced or home-made. The most important items are the content and keywords, which will make them searchable. Each video will be examined by the four GOMD officers for approval.

 

Please address any questions and submit your video to the GOMD chair – Prof. Edgar D. Zanotto – dedz@ufscar.br

 

 

 

 

LaMaV – 40 Years of Research and Education

LaMaV/UFSCar

 

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Physics of Disordered Materials

Ohio University

 

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Optics & Materials Science Technology (OMST) Organization at LLNL

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

 

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Driving Innovation

SCHOTT

 

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Glass and Optical Materials Group at Iowa State University

Iowa State University

 

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Bioactive Glass and Regenerative Medicine

O-I Innovation Center 
Owens-Illinois, Inc.

O-I Innovation Center

 

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Glass and Optical Materials Research at University of Tennessee Space Institute

University of Tennessee Space Institute

 

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Department of Engineering Enzo Ferrari at Unimore Universita Studi Di Modena

Unimore Universita Studi Di Modena 

 

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 

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THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

 

Meeting Spotlight
 

October 8 – 12, 2017

Materials Science & Technology 2017, combined with ACerS 119th Annual Meeting (MS&T17)

Pittsburgh, Pa. USA

 

 

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Division Leadership

Chair: Edgar Zanotto | Federal University of Sao Carlos | Ph: 16-33518527

Chair-Elect: Pierre Lucas | University of Arizona | Ph: (520) 322-2311

Vice Chair: Liping Huang | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | Ph: (518) 276-2174

Secretary: Jincheng Du | University of North Texas | Ph: (940) 369-8184

 

Division Rules and Reports

GOMD Rules

GOMD Annual Report 2012-2013

GOMD Annual Report 2013-2014

GOMD Annual Report 2014-2015

GOMD Annual Report 2015-2016

 

Publications and Articles

History of ICG

 

Awards

Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Lectures

  • 2017 Frontiers of Glass Science Lecture Winner: Himanshu Jain, professor, materials science and engineering, Lehigh University
    Lecture Title: Pathways of glass-crystal transformation
              

                    2017 Varshneya Presentation; Himanshu Jain

 

  • 2017 Frontiers of Glass Technology Lecture Winner: Leonid Glebov, research professor of optics, Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers, College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida; OptiGrate Corporation
    Lecture Title: Volume holographic elements in photo-thermo-refractive glass: features and applications

The Stookey Lecture of Discovery Award

  • 2017 Winner: Peter C. Schultz, senior advisor and board member, OFS Fitel; director, secretary, advisor, viNGN; president, BioSensor Inc.
    Lecture Title: In pursuit of perfect glass: Fifty years and still at it                 

George W. Morey Award

  • 2017 Winner: Kathleen Richardson, professor of optics and materials science and engineering, Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers, College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida
    Lecture Title: The evolution of chalcogenide glasses in infrared photonics – beyond invisible

Norbert J Kreidl Award

  • 2017 Winner: Yingtian Yu, University of California, Los Angeles
    Lecture Title: Stretched exponential relaxation of glasses: Origin of the mixed alkali effect

 

Alfred R. Cooper Scholars Award:  DONATE to the Cooper fund! 

  • 2017 Winner: Yushu Hu, University of California, Los Angeles
    Lecture Title: Glass Relaxation is Controlled by the Topology of the Atomic Network 
  • 2017 Distinguished Lecturer: Edgar Zanotto, Federal University of Sao Carlos
    Lecture title: The Ultimate Fate of Glass

 

Job Opportunities

 

ACerS Career Center

 

 

 

 


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