December 20th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Do you find the concept of glass transition a little challenging to comprehend? Glass scientist Edgar Zanotto produced a humorous video, with help from students and colleagues, that visually illustrates the concepts of glass transition, relaxation, and crystallization.
October 20th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Ending the debate as to whether glass is a solid or a liquid, glass research duo Edgar Zanotto and John Mauro have proposed a new definition—describing a non-crystalline state of matter that continually relaxes toward the liquid state.
September 25th, 2017 | by April Gocha
The São Carlos Center of Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV) conducts state-of-the art research, develops technology, and supports education and outreach efforts focused on glass and glass-ceramics. What has the center done in its first four years?
March 28th, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
A recap from the St. Louis Section/Refractory Ceramics Division meeting that took place this week (March 26–27, 2014) highlights top-notch technical presentations on refractory binding systems and two milestone anniversaries
July 8th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Representatives of the American Ceramic Society (led by Richard Brow) and the Chinese Ceramic Society led by Peng Shou, along …
July 19th, 2012 | by Lee Leonard
David Bem, global R&D director of Dow Chemical spoke to the ICC4 audience about Dow’s approach to materials innovations. Credit: Russell …
May 24th, 2012 | by Eileen De Guire
The annual meeting of the Glass and Optical Materials Division wraps up today. The meeting brought together 308 scientists and …
December 5th, 2011 | by Eileen De Guire
—— The campus of the Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil, where a week-long school for MSE graduate students will …