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American Ceramic Society Bulletin

May 2016 – Vol. 95 No. 4

 

  • Ensuring longevity: Ancient glasses help predict durability of vitrified nuclear waste

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  • Measuring architectural glass coatings 

  • Low-fire enamels on steel appliances 

  • Thin films for integrated photonics

Features

Ensuring longevity: Ancient glasses help predict durability of vitrified nuclear waste

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Jamie L. Weaver, John S. McCloy, Joseph V. Ryan, and Albert A. Kruger

  Ancient glass artifacts provide a rich source of analogues to study new glasses for nuclear waste disposal.  

 


Challenges in assessing the mechanical behavior of coatings on architectural glass

24

Steve J. Bull

  Glass coatings can reduce building energy demand, but thorough understanding of the mechanical properties of these multilayer coatings is needed. 


Appliance science: Low-fire enamels for new preprimed steel

30

Karine Sarrazy, Alain Arnonica, Angelique Leseur, and Charles Baldwin

  Glass-metal interfaces impact the thermal performance of household machines. 


Amorphous thin films for mechanically flexible, multilateral integrated photonics

34

Lan Li, Hongtao Lin, Sarah Geiger, Aidan Zerdoum, Ping Zhang, Okechukwu Ogbuu, Qingyang Du, Xinqiao Jia, Spencer Novak, Charmayne Smith, Kathleen Richardson, J. David Musgraves, and Juejun Hu

  Integration of amorphous chalcogenides and Tio2 on polymers can enable photonic devices with exceptional mechanical flexibility. 


Meetings

Cements 2016

37

2016 SCPD-NBRC

37

HTCMC 9, GFMAT 2016

38

GOMD 2016

40

52nd St. Louis/RCD recap

42

Departments

News and Trends

3

Spotlight

8

Research Briefs

12

Ceramics in Energy

16

Columns

Book Review

43

Keith Bowman

  Successful Women Ceramic and Glass Scientists and Engineers: 100 Inspirational Profiles


Deciphering the discipline

48

Jennifer Watkins

     Skulls, mummies, and nuclear fuels? Diversity in materials science 


Resources

Calendar

44

Classified Advertising

45

Display Advertising Index

47

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