September 30th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at Germany’s Freiberg University of Mining and Technology have figured out that they don’t have to dig up the earth to extract the semiconductor germanium—they can make plants do the work for them.
September 24th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A worldwide research team has figured out how to form MOFs into glasses through careful techniques to prevent the materials’ degradation during processing.
August 21st, 2015 | by Xin Su
Not all 3-D materials shrink under pressure—some rare ones actually expand, according to researchers at the Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
August 11th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
According to Patently Apple, Apple has filed a new(ish) patent for a ceramic component casting method to manufacture harder zirconia ceramics.
July 31st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Colorado School of Mines have now propelled that continual innovation even further with their latest report on a new ceramic material and production technique that holds big promise for our fuel cell-filled futures.
July 14th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Technische Universität Wien have developed a simple nanostructuring technique that can precisely control the electromagnetic behavior of glass–ceramic circuit boards.
May 28th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
U.S. Naval Research Lab scientists have perfected a sintering technique that can not only produce harder spinel, but also larger pieces and those with challenging shapes—all thanks to a deconstruction of the science behind the process.
April 21st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A group of architects, designers, writers, reporters, and thinkers called the Unknown Fields Division have traveled the world and are now pulling back the curtain to show the toxic story lurking behind rare earth production.
April 8th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Brown University have pioneered a new technique that allows them to produce multilayered and multistructured 2-D semiconductor materials, which are particularly promising for the future of electronics, optical devices, and more.
March 3rd, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Over the next weeks leading up the expo and conference, we will preview a handful of the 150-plus manufacturers and suppliers who have signed on for the first Ceramics Expo. Today, we turn the pre-show spotlight to Morgan Advanced Materials.