October 6th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
North Carolina State University researchers have developed a silicon carbide manufacturing process that may finally give this material the boost it needs to compete against silicon in the power electronics market.
September 21st, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The October/November 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring an international ceramic industry report on Southeast Asia, the truth about silicon carbide for modern ceramic armor, and a midpoint update on the activities of an active Brazilian glass research center—is now available online.
March 27th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
ACerS Michigan/Northwest Ohio Section is holding its annual dinner to present The Toledo Glass and Ceramic Award to Dr. Kang Lee on April 27, 2017. If you're attending Ceramics Expo 2017, why not end your week with this event in Toledo?
October 19th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Engineering LEGO-like building blocks, flexible lithium-ions are evolving batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 19, 2016.
October 11th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at San Diego State University now report that they have developed an ultra-rapid method of flash spark plasma sintering, called flash hot pressing, that can really quickly densify even hard-to-deform materials such as silicon carbide.
September 21st, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
New machine mills in nanometer precision, advancing lithium-air batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 21, 2016.
June 24th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
GE Aviation breaks ground on CMC factories, 3-D printing amorphous metals, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for June 24, 2016.
June 8th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
When it comes to ceramic materials, body armor is a familiar and favorite topic. But better materials for protecting the lives of those in the line of duty extend beyond ceramics, too.
January 26th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at University of California Los Angeles and Missouri University of Science & Technology have developed a new super-strong yet super-lightweight metal nanocomposite—a metal that owes its surprising strength to ceramic nanoparticles.
December 1st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Measuring low-temp thermal expansion, new way to make X-rays, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 1, 2015.