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.
June 17th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
David Pye, Distinguished Life Member and past-president of ACerS, shares his greatest career accomplishments and contributions to the field of ceramic and glass, and offers advice to young professionals just getting started.
June 15th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland, say they’re pushing the limits of solar cell performance and were able to achieve the highest performance ever measured for larger-size perovskite solar cells.