February 29th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
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.
October 24th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers from Columbia University and Georgia Institute of Technology might still be fist-pumping at how right they were about some interesting properties of thin molybdenum disulfide that aren’t present in the bulk material.
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.
May 19th, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
[Image above] Credit: skycaptaintwo; Flickr CC BY-NC 2.0 Ceramics make electronic devices possible The nearly $2-trillion global electronics …
July 16th, 2012 | by email@example.com
Check ’em out: GE tests flight theory; ceramics are fragile, new to production and the future of an $18B unit …
May 20th, 2010 | by firstname.lastname@example.org
A collaborative group of researchers from Oak Ridge National Lab, Penn State, the Univ. of Sheffield (U.K.) and EPFL (Switzerland) …
June 8th, 2009 | by email@example.com
May 8, 2008 WESTERVILLE, OHIO – Many important electronic devices used by people today would be impossible without the use …
May 20th, 2009 | by firstname.lastname@example.org
[Image above] Credit: kcxd; Flickr CC BY 2.0 Whether it be NASCAR or the Olympics, ceramics are helping drivers cross …
April 30th, 2009 | by email@example.com
Many important electronic devices used by people today would be
impossible without the use of ceramics. A new study published in the
Journal of the American Ceramic Society illustrates the use of ceramic
materials in the development of technological devices, including mobile
communication and ultrasonic imaging. More
March 14th, 2009 | by firstname.lastname@example.org
Anderson discusses the properties and characteristics of this unique class of ceramics which allow them to be utilized both as electrical insulators as well as electrical conductors.