June 12th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have demonstrated that flash sintered yttria-stabilized zirconia (YSZ) acquires metal-like plasticity at room temperature. This discovery could prove to be useful in using YSZ as a thermal barrier coating for aircraft engine blades.
September 8th, 2017 | by April Gocha
A team led by researchers at the University of California, Davis has published new research showing that diffusion isn’t the only consideration when it comes to controlling grain growth.
August 29th, 2017 | by April Gocha
An international group of researchers has a clear idea for a solution to deliver noninvasive ultrasound brain treatment to patients—a transparent ceramic window implanted into the skull that would allow continued ultrasonic therapy delivered directly to the brain.
December 16th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Kyocera receives FDA clearance for ceramic hip replacement, Panasonic develops first IPS liquid crystal panel with awesome contrast ratio, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for December 16, 2016.
March 22nd, 2016 | by April Gocha
Researchers at Pohang University of Science & Technology have developed a micro-sized solid oxide fuel cell that incorporates a much more robust support—porous stainless steel, which significantly improves the cell’s thermal and mechanical stability.
July 31st, 2015 | by April Gocha
Researchers at Colorado School of Mines have now propelled that continual innovation even further with their latest report on a new ceramic material and production technique that holds big promise for our fuel cell-filled futures.
June 3rd, 2015 | by April Gocha
Researchers from Stony Brook University’s Center for Thermal Spray Research recently reported significant advancements in the development of durable thermal barrier coatings—critical materials that enable higher turbine operating temperatures.
March 17th, 2015 | by April Gocha
New research from a team of scientists at University of California, Davis and Los Alamos National Lab is providing important insight into how nanomaterials behave under irradiation, a finding that may help significantly extend the life of nuclear fuels.
August 15th, 2013 | by Jim Destefani
Real or “false”? Dental prosthetics are getting so good even patients may not be able to tell the difference …
January 4th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Cross-sectional SEM images of the corroded polycrystalline 8 mol%-YSZ coupon after testing in the reverse‐flow pyrolysis reactor for about 70 …