July 10th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have demonstrated a new toughening mechanism for nanoceramics by studying weak interfaces in nanocrystalline ceramics. Their method could improve impact resistance without compromising functional properties.
June 29th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have developed a glass composite that could be used in fabricating intricate objects. "Glassomer," a material made of a polymer and quartz, could be useful in a wide variety of industrial applications.
May 11th, 2018 | by April Gocha
A company called MetaShield has developed a simple, spray-on, nanoparticle-based coating—and now independent laboratory testing verifies that the coating significantly enhances the impact resistance of glass.
May 9th, 2018 | by April Gocha
Researchers and engineers at Carnegie Mellon University and ASU Tech Co. Ltd. in China have a solution that thinks outside the box—a smartwatch that has a built-in projector that instead turns your skin into the touchscreen.
April 19th, 2018 | by April Gocha
The May 2018 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring stories about how novel materials are overcoming limitations and opening new possibilities for glass optical fiber systems, beverage trends shaping the glass container industry, and much more—is now available online.
April 10th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
BCC Research is offering a 15% discount on market research reports for ACerS members. ACerS members can take the discount off of an annual membership or individual research reports.
April 6th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have broken the "3-D printed glass barrier" by developing a direct ink writing method to 3-D print optical glass that uses silica and silica titania from sol-gel.
April 3rd, 2018 | by Faye Oney
A research team developed a 3-D printing process to make a high-quality, low-cost optical lens that could be fabricated a lot quicker than conventional methods and used in a number of applications for the optical and medical industries.
March 29th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Have you checked out the April issue of IJAGS? This issue is the first containing content fully curated by Mario Affatigato, professor of physics at Coe College and new IJAGS editor-in-chief.
February 16th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
ACerS Board of Directors recently elected prominent glass scientist Oleg Mazurin as an Honorary Member of ACerS. Mazurin's contributions to glass science include hundreds of journal publications, 15 books, and a glass database.