June 12th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
According to studies of wind power potential from towers positioned at varying distances off the ground, taller wind turbine towers would make wind power viable in a much wider region of the United States than is currently feasible.
March 24th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Glass researchers are doing amazing things in the lab. Watch these videos submitted by ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division members and learn how they're making advances in the glass industry.
March 22nd, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Glass researchers: It's time to brag about your work in a short video! ACerS Glass and Optical Materials Division is encouraging its members to create videos about the important research they're doing.
December 3rd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
An Iowa State University research team led by Xiaoli Tan recently discovered that Sr and Nb co-doped polycrystalline ceramics can generate the highest reported electrostrain value to date in any lead-free polycrystalline ceramic and represents a 50% improvement over previous results.
November 18th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
After almost a year of research and development, engineers at Iowa State University are putting their taller concrete wind turbine towers to the test with plans to revolutionize how we harness wind power in the U.S.
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.
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
February 26th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Last week a National Science Foundation-sponsored workshop addressed multidisciplinary approaches to the Materials Genome Initiative. From left: Gregory Rohrer, Abby …
February 1st, 2013 | by email@example.com
Crocodile skin sections (left) indicate that cracks correspond to epidermal bulges that reach the stiff underlying tissues. Immunohistochemistry (right) indicates …
September 11th, 2012 | by Eileen De Guire
Applying a poling field (Epol) creates a rhombohedral (R)/tetragonal (T) morphotropic phase boundary in a single phase grain of (Bi½Na½)TiO3-6%BaTiO3. …