January 15th, 2018 | by Eileen De Guire
Optical fiber networks form the backbones of wireless communication and data transmission, but scattering nonlinearities limit transmission. A series of four new open-access papers introduce a unified materials approach to finding new and better optical fiber glasses without intrinsic nonlinearities.
July 1st, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
The HTCMC-GFMAT poster session was outstanding and provided an excellent opportunity for many researchers to present their most recent work with each other
November 20th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation has launched a new initiative—the University-Industry Network, a program that focuses on encouraging schools around the world to align more closely with industry as they continue teaching key concepts in ceramic and glass science.
September 18th, 2015 | by Eileen De Guire
I’ve been in Vienna, Austria, attending the 14th Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories (Unitecr). It’s been a great conference in a great city with interesting people working on challenging problems
February 3rd, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
The United Nations declared 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies—a global initiative to spread awareness of the ways optical technologies promote sustainability and address growing global challenges concerning energy, health, and more.
October 1st, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
In the weeks leading up to Materials Science and Technology 2014, we preview four lectures not to miss. Today: Rethinking optical fiber: New demands, old glasses.
April 17th, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
Ceramics and glass business news of the week
November 4th, 2013 | by Jim Destefani
Other materials stories that may be of interest
October 8th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Materials for optical fibers need to be rethought to meet exploding communication demands for cell phones, texting, internet media streaming, national defense and security networks, and manufacturing
December 31st, 2012 | by Eileen De Guire
Background image: Molten glass. Credit: Michael Germann; Dreamstime.com. Peter and I thought it would be fun to share our five …