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Browsing the "piezoelectric ceramics" Tag

Giant electric field-induced strains in lead-free ceramics

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.


Ceramics and glass business news of the week

March 20th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD

Corning Museum of Glass opens new wing, AGC plant to shut its doors, Siemens sets up manufacturing lab, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for March 20, 2015.


Piezoelectric power on your flight and your chin

September 30th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD

Piezoelectric materials are finding their way into some interesting energy-independent devices, including a chinstrap that collects energy from chewing and aircraft wings that morph for airplane agility.


Electronics Division

June 11th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire

  Become Involved with the Electronics Division   The Electronics Division of The American Ceramic Society focuses on electronic materials …


ACerS Electronics Division

March 27th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire

  Get Involved with the Electronics Division   The Electronics Division of The American Ceramic Society focuses on electronic materials …



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