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American Ceramic Society Bulletin

June/July 2017 – Vol. 96 No. 5
  • Building a better world

  • Students construct the future

PLUS…

  • Phone evolution: Sapphire vs. glass

  • Ag and Cu keep surfaces clean


Features

President’s update: ACerS Young Members

3

Bill Lee

ACerS President Bill Lee provides the second of three updates to members about key themes of his presidency.


Cover screens for personal electronic devices: Strengthened glass or sapphire?

20

Arun K. Varshneya and Peter P. Bihuniak 

A review of material manufacturing and article fabrication processes and costs for strengthened glass and sapphire crystal materials for smartphone cover screens.


Simple methods to incorporate silver and copper generate antimicrobial glasses and porous glass-bonded ceramics

26

Taki Negas, Dave Hilfiker, and Scott Bartkowski

Simple and flexible techniques show promise for incorporating silver and copper into glass and glass-bonded ceramic materials for novel antimicrobial products.


ACerS Bulletin annual student section

34

Tessa Davey, Tricia L. Freshour, Ryan Anderson, Haley Barnes, Jindaporn Juthapakdeeprasert, and Wirat Lerdprom

Student–written articles showcase the diversity and impact of research from students around the world.


Meetings

CBLS/CEX 2017 recap

40

Cements 2017

41

MS&T17

42

Departments

News & Trends

5

Spotlight

10

Ceramics in Biomedicine

16

Research Briefs

18

Columns

Business and Market View

48

Margareth Gagliardi

Ceramic matrix composites and carbon matrix composites market projected to grow at a fairly rapid pace.


Resources

Calendar

44

Classified Advertising

45

Display Advertising

47

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