October 31st, 2017 | by Faye Oney
A collaboration between Battelle and Rare Earth Salts is one of several DOE projects to revive rare earth production in the U.S. Researchers are working to extract rare-earth elements from coal fly ash—which could also provide a boost to the coal industry.
October 25th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Taming 'wild' electrons in graphene, novel process facilitates production of high-voltage lithium-ion cathodes, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 25, 2017.
September 13th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
'Rubber material' discovered that could lead to scratch-proof paint for car, defects in next-generation solar cells can be healed with light, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 13, 2017.
July 25th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The CEO of advanced materials manufacturing company American Elements recently met with White House officials to vie for the government to nationalize the U.S.’s last remaining rare earth mine.
December 9th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Sodium-ions in a standard battery format, new form of iron oxide has surprising characteristics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 9, 2015.
October 15th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
The Lawrence Livermore National Lab’s National Ignition Facility—“the world’s largest and most energetic laser facility ever built”—contains thousands of rare earth-doped glass slabs that collectively amplify laser pulses into the facility's incredible testing capacity.
September 11th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
American factories slow pace, Morgan's new CEO, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for September 11, 2015.
August 21st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Materion Corp. helps drive beryllium guidelines, rare earth recycling licensed, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for August 21, 2015.
July 10th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Logan Clay celebrates 125 years, Molycorp restructures to deal with debt, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 10, 2015.
June 22nd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
There’s a library on the 17th floor of a building near Rockefeller Center in New York City—but don't go there looking for your next summer read. Instead, you’ll find things like conductive glass, translucent cement, and aluminum foam. It’s called Material ConneXion, and it's one of the largest subscription-based materials libraries on the globe.