July 15th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at University of Kaiserslautern and Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques in Kaiserslautern, Germany, have developed a technique that uses time of flight measurements from terahertz pulses to resolve individual layers within multilayered surfaces—now all the way down to 4 micrometers.
July 1st, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
The HTCMC-GFMAT poster session was outstanding and provided an excellent opportunity for many researchers to present their most recent work with each other
June 27th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The Materials Project—a public database of materials property data launched in 2011—just released another massive chunk of data, complete with user-friendly tools to explore and analyze that data.
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 22nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, are using the power of data to help develop new materials for extreme environments.
May 18th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Can a technique used to manufacture common molded parts, like yogurt containers and packaging for electronics, serve as a more cost-effective alternative to mass 3-D printing? Researchers at ETH Zürich and Disney Research Zürich say yes.
May 2nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Colorado School of Mines and the University of Florida are well on their way to solving grain boundaries’ secrets—the team recently achieved unprecedented atom-by-atom visualization of the chemical composition of grain boundaries.
March 17th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The April issue of the ACerS Bulletin—which is jam-packed full of great content about additive manufacturing of ceramics and electronics, researchers for hire, and computation and modeling of ceramics—is now available online.
March 11th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Sportswear manufacturer adidas recently unveiled its concept for the most personalized pair of shoes yet—custom fitted, 3-D printed running shoe midsoles.
March 8th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
NASA recently announced that it is spending $20 million to push supersonic jet travel back into commercial reality. The funding is going to a team led by Lockheed Martin for preliminary design work on a reimagined supersonic jet that could take to the skies by 2020.