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.
July 15th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Missouri's Department of Transportation plans to install a test version of Solar Roadways’ solar road tiles in a sidewalk at the Historic Route 66 welcome center in Conway, Mo., to see if the technology is fit for use on regular streets.
July 6th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
An École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne–based startup called Nanoga has patented a system that can create photonic watermarks on ceramic, glass, and metal materials and may drastically help fight pervasive markets of counterfeit goods.
July 4th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The 24th International Congress on Glass (ICG) took place April 7–11, 2016, at the Shanghai International Convention Centre in China. Shanghai built on the meeting's most valued traditions whilst successfully introducing new ideas to maintain its freshness and appeal.
June 23rd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at Corning Inc. (Corning, N.Y.) and Aalborg University (Aalborg, Denmark) have turned to computer modeling to help develop a glass-specific genome that will allow exploration and tailoring of specific properties of functional glasses.
June 21st, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
Corning held its second Glass Research Summit at company headquarters in Corning, N.Y., June 1–3, where ACerS reported on progress to establish the Functional Glass Manufacturing Innovation Consortium.