September 19th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Environmental concerns and decreased demand have contributed to the decline of coal as a fuel source. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory is developing value-added products that may eventually revive the coal industry.
July 28th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have created a perovskite solar cell that is printed on an aerosol-jet spray printer. Their method yielded a flexible cell that could lead to further improved efficiency and lower manufacturing costs for solar technologies.
November 11th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceradyne wins army contracts for soldier protection programs, AGC to pull out of glass substrate business for hard disk drives, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 11, 2016.
October 7th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Nanotechnology deals with all things science on the nanoscale—that’s on the order of 10^–9. Which is why this Sunday, 10/9, is National Nanotechnology Day. Here are some of the latest small-scale science discoveries that are sure to make a big impact.
August 5th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Kyocera to acquire optical component manufacturer, AGC to establish automotive glass manufacturing base in North Africa, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for August 5, 2016.
June 29th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ultra thin lens resolves chirality and color, photovoltaics that mimic rose petals, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 29, 2016.
May 18th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Functionalized nanomaterials for carbon capture, floor tiles that generate power, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 18, 2016.
January 22nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The 2016 edition of Electronic Materials and Applications—the meeting’s seventh annual installment—took place this week in sunny Orlando, Fla.
December 29th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Materials science has been and will continue to be at the forefront of clean energy innovations. In 2015, we reported on three major clean energy trends thanks to advanced materials and engineering.
December 16th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Exploring limits of energy transfer, catalysts for solar water splitters, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 16, 2015.