December 29th, 2017 | by Eileen De Guire
Eileen's favorite posts reflect the mission of Ceramic Tech Today to bring you interesting news that may not make it to you otherwise. We filter through hundreds of press releases weekly to find what matters, so you can focus on your work. We aim to inform and sometimes entertain!
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.
October 17th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Researchers from Penn State University have developed a flexible optical fiber that can deliver light into the body for diagnosing disease or viewing tissue damage. It is also biodegradable, offering a number of applications for the medical industry.
January 3rd, 2017 | by Eileen De Guire
ACerS Fellow and Distinguished Life Member Leslie Eric Cross (1923–2016) passed away peacefully on December 29, 2016. His work on piezoelectric transducers led to development of today's medical ultrasound technology.
December 27th, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
The new issue of the International Journal of Applied Glass Science makes the case for affirming contemporary times as the Glass Age. Technical articles document the historical contributions of glass science and technology as well as reporting on new scientific understandings that will lead to new technologies.
July 19th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Continuing the trend towards novel industry–academia partnerships, Morgan Advanced Materials and Pennsylvania State University recently announced they’re pairing up to form a new R&D center focused solely on advancing carbon materials.
June 10th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) developed what they say is an ideal electrode structure composed of graphene and layers of titanium dioxide and conducting polymers that could lead to highly efficient, flexible consumer electronics.
May 20th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Scientists at Pennsylvania State University are working on a new high-pressure technique that could open the door to more cost-effective production of large, flexible solar panels.
May 17th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
A team of researchers at Pennsylvania State University has created a new electronic material that can heal all its functions automatically, even after breaking multiple times.
February 29th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University and Solid State Ceramics Inc. have modified hard-piezoceramic materials to realize the potential of piezoelectric transformers—which hold promise to reduce size and boost the efficiency of consumer electronic devices.