July 10th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have demonstrated a new toughening mechanism for nanoceramics by studying weak interfaces in nanocrystalline ceramics. Their method could improve impact resistance without compromising functional properties.
September 12th, 2017 | by April Gocha
Researchers at Jožef Stefan Institute (Ljubljana, Slovenia), the National Institute of Chemistry (Ljubljana, Slovenia), and Stockholm University (Stockholm, Sweden) have developed a new method to rapidly and evenly densify nanoceramics, offering incredible potential to save a lot of time and energy in sintering processes.
December 6th, 2016 | by April Gocha
By further understanding the dependence between densification and grain growth, a University of California Davis team of researchers has devised a new process to fabricate fully dense ceramic parts with virtually no grain growth.
March 25th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Fahrenholtz takes over Materials Research Center, CoorsTek to build new R&D center, Alcoa names new company, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for March 25, 2016.
December 1st, 2015 | by April Gocha
UC Davis professor Ricardo Castro’s "Science of Superheroes" undergraduate course, born from a childhood love of comic books, is capitalizing on pop culture to communicate enthusiasm in materials science to young students.
May 25th, 2013 | by Jim Destefani
Berkeley researchers’ nanowire “artificial forest” for photosynthetic hydrogen production consists of silicon “trunks” and titanium oxide “leaves.” Credit: Lawrence Berkeley …