November 11th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Aviation giant GE recently announced that it’s investing more than $200 million to build a pair of new factories focused solely on silicon carbide manufacturing for ceramic matrix composites.
October 20th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
LEDs from food waste, patterning oxide nanopillars, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 20, 2015.
October 9th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Boeing opens news Center for Advanced manufacturing, Nextech changes to Nexceris, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 9, 2015.
September 25th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Carbo idles another proppant plant, flexible ceramics get funding, glasstec names new president, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for September 25, 2015.
August 14th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
NASA’s New Horizons mission, which recently provided the first glimpse of dwarf planet Pluto, wouldn’t have been successful without Surmet technology.
June 24th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
In spite of its practical importance and long productive life, varistors today remain the unsung hero of electronics, especially when compared to more glamorous silicon-based transistors and diodes.
May 26th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Metals that walk on water, energy-generating rubber, space-age ceramics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 26, 2015.
March 15th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
The gold in Apple's watch is far from pure: The alloy is actually one-quarter ceramic reinforcement that makes the gold "twice as hard," more scratch resistant, and less dense.
February 18th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Researchers at the Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC) at Griffith University (Australia) have shown that silicon carbide’s “superiority” in not-so-superior conditions make the compound a promising substitute for silicon semiconductors in devices with mechanical and electrical sensors.
January 27th, 2015 | by Eileen De Guire
More than 1,100 scientists and engineers have escaped winter's wrath and converged on Daytona Beach, Fla. for the 39th edition of the International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites. Couldn't make it? Eileen recaps the first half of the warm-weather meeting.