October 24th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
GE's new ceramic matrix composite factory opens, Du-Co does mullite, PPG designing jet windshields, Morgan offers sapphire, US Silica named to Forbes list, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 24, 2014.
October 23rd, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Fun fact: Shuji Nakamura—who along with fellow winners Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano, received the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes—has ties to ACerS.
October 17th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
NSF is banking on faster materials development through data mining with a $250,000 award to computer science professor Junzhou Huang to help design “scalable algorithms and a computational framework that can search unprecedented volumes of data detailing the complete set of genes present in numerous materials.”
October 15th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Our photoblog provides a glimpse of the action at MS&T14, including the annual awards banquet, honoring the achievements of our members in service to society and the Society, as well as some fierce ceramics competition in the exhibit hall.
October 8th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Brighter light emitting diode (LED) displays made with perovskite materials may be just beyond the bend, but so, too, are bendable and stretchable ones, thanks to scientists from Seoul National University.
October 7th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at the University of Rochester have devised a simple cloaking device that, although not quite as perfect as Harry Potter's invisibility cloak, does make significant improvements over existing real-world cloaks.
October 1st, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
In the weeks leading up to Materials Science and Technology 2014, we preview four lectures not to miss. Today: Rethinking optical fiber: New demands, old glasses.
September 26th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
A Pacific Northwest National Laboratory team has developed a method that marries glass beads and 3D printing to transform your smart (or dumb) phone into a portable high-powered, high-quality microscope.
September 5th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramics and glass business news of the week for September 5, 2014.
August 27th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Other materials stories that may be of interest for August 27, 2014.