September 16th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team of researchers at Mexico's Center for Research in Advanced Materials is fabricating a thermal barrier coating, based on coal combustion byproduct fly ash, that pulls double duty to protect jet engines and reduce environmental pollutants.
September 15th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
In the weeks leading up to Materials Science and Technology 2014, we preview four lectures not to miss. First up: Ceramics for Innovation and Sustainability.
August 29th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
An international team of researchers recently got a rare glimpse into what happens in thermal barrier coatings as they operate—by using a custom-built furnace and some heavy-duty X-rays.
August 7th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
The Energy Department is taking steps toward a more open stream of information from the lab, introducing a new web directory that increases access to any publications or data derived from research funded by the DOE.
July 11th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 11, 2014.
July 9th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Audi recently announced its own lightweighting strategy to put some of its models on a diet that will trim almost 10 pounds, from a perhaps unlikely source.
June 26th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
ORNL launches imaging institute, Corning supplies NASA, construction jobs are up, Samena considers RAK liquidation, and Morgan Advanced Materials finds its niche.
June 17th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Other materials stories that may be of interest for June 18, 2014.
May 22nd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers may have developed a new use for waste elemental sulfur as a component of next-gen batteries that are cheaper, lighter, and more efficient.
May 2nd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
The US Naval Research Laboratory has developed a superior see-through ceramic nanocrystalline spinel, both highly transparent and strong, with ambitions to improve armor windows for military vehicles