September 26th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at the University of Manchester in the U.K. have devised a strategy that gives new use to diatom shells, using the silica shells as scaffolds for building atomic sheets of molybdenum disulfide.
September 22nd, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
The Society of Glass Technology in the United Kingdom celebrated its 100th anniversary in September, and approximately 40 ACerS Glass and Optical Materials Division members were there to take part in the festivities.
September 2nd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Delbert Day, ACerS past-president, former Missouri University of Science and Technology professor, and cofounder of Mo-Sci Corporation (Rolla, Mo.), reflects on his long and impactful career and gives advice to those just getting started.
August 31st, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
The 8th International Commission on Glass Summer School program took place in July in Montpellier, France, and it drew a strong turnout—36 participants from 10 countries gathered for the program’s intensive glass course.
August 30th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Lehigh University scientists have recently gained some important insight into how glass reacts to electric field-induced softening through thermo-electro poling experiments with another research group in Germany.
August 15th, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
In a recent paper, Materials Development Inc. (Arlington Heights, Ill.) approached the problem of topological constraint theory from a different theoretical angle—the team wanted to see whether approaching structure from the theoretical perspective of the thermodynamic model of ideal associated solutions could describe temperature-dependent structure changes.
July 27th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Corning unveiled the next generation of tough with Gorilla Glass 5, which “touts dramatically improved drop performance compared with competitive glass designs and earlier versions of Gorilla Glass,” according to Corning’s website.
July 22nd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS member Jay Narayan and his team at North Carolina State University have partnered with the U.S. Army Research Office to create a new way to integrate oxide materials with silicon chips—a development, the team says, that will lead to smarter, lighter, more efficient electronic devices.
July 21st, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The August issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring stories about hollow glass microspheres for anti-counterfeiting strategies, the annual mineral commodities summary, processing of kaolin clay into low-dielectric-constant ceramics, and choosing the right kiln—is now available online.
July 18th, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
The June 2016 issue of The International Journal of Applied Glass Science Festschrift honors the memory of Larry L. Hench and celebrates the impact of his work.