Published on December 12th, 2014 | By: April Gocha, PhD
CoorsTek to acquire Japanese ceramics manufacturer, Purdue and GE form advanced manufacturing collaboration, prices to increase for raw materials, ceramic proppant plant to close, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 12, 2014.
Published on December 11th, 2014 | By: Jessica McMathis
The Department of Energy has awarded Iowa State University researchers with a $1-million grant for their high-strength concrete technology that has the potential to revolutionize the production of wind energy.
Published on December 10th, 2014 | By: Eileen De Guire
The concept behind the five-year, £5.5 million Centre for Advanced Structural Ceramics at Imperial College, London, was to provide “roots” of support while the Centre established itself and built a consortium of “wings” comprising industry members and universities.
Published on December 10th, 2014 | By: April Gocha, PhD
Solar reaches 40% efficiency, X-ray diffraction on Mars, carbon nanotubule de-icing systems, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 10, 2014.
Published on December 9th, 2014 | By: Jessica McMathis
Northwestern University researchers have discovered that Blu-ray discs are not only a boost to one’s Saturday evening plans, but also to how solar cells can absorb light.
Published on December 9th, 2014 | By: April Gocha, PhD
A couple of University of California, Los Angeles researchers have devised a patterned surface that resembles a bed of nails and is superrepellent against all liquid assaults—a true superomniphobic surface.
Published on December 8th, 2014 | By: P. Carlo Ratto
News from the glass and refractory ceramics world.
Published on December 7th, 2014 | By: Jessica McMathis
The Department of Energy is handing out $9 million for R&D related to the advancement of photovoltaic technologies that slash the price tag of solar energy systems.
Published on December 5th, 2014 | By: Eileen De Guire
A new sabbatical program gives academic researchers the opportunity to work with Corning scientists at the company’s state-of-the-art Sullivan Park research center.
Published on December 5th, 2014 | By: April Gocha, PhD
China leading glass research, Corning to acquire fiber optics business, Schott names president, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 5, 2014.