Jonathon Foreman

Reduce, reuse, recycle: How the ceramics industry is growing greener

By Jonathon Foreman / May 11, 2021

Academic and industrial ceramic researchers alike are exploring ways to minimize waste and maximize reuse in ceramics manufacturing. Several articles published in International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology demonstrate the resulting ecological and economic benefits of these activities.

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Editor search for Journal of the American Ceramic Society

By Jonathon Foreman / April 21, 2021

Looking to increase your involvement in ACerS? The Journal of the American Ceramic Society is seeking a candidate to join the editorial team! Learn more about the position and how to apply.

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MAX radiation protection for next-generation nuclear power plants

By Jonathon Foreman / April 20, 2021

MAX phases are layered ceramic materials with both ceramic and metal-like properties, as well as good radiation tolerance, making them ideal candidates for use in next-generation nuclear power technologies. Two recent papers investigate the irradiation of Cr2AlC to determine its potential for this application.

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Advancing in-situ measurements during glass production

By Jonathon Foreman / April 9, 2021

Measurement of a glass before, during, and after production are critical for ensuring its processability and properties necessary for end-use application. Two recent articles in the International Journal of Applied Glass Science investigate new in-situ methods for measuring fluorine and bubbles, respectively.

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Designing better ballistic materials: Reduced processing costs, higher toughness, and microstructural cues

By Jonathon Foreman / March 23, 2021

Designing better ballistic materials is more than a matter of finding the optimal combination of material properties—a deep understanding of the microstructure–damage relationships is required as well. A number of recent articles published in ACerS journals look to improve processing methods for fabricating dense, resilient ceramic components.

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Elevating your company and career through open-access publishing

By Jonathon Foreman / March 12, 2021

Developing better products is the most important job function for industrial researchers—but helping the company to communicate those benefits to customers is essential as well. Learn why publishing in open-access, peer-reviewed publications offers a high return on investment for industrial researchers.

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Putting the sun in a bottle: Royal Society Kavli Lecture on fusion energy generation

By Jonathon Foreman / February 19, 2021

Moving away from carbon-based energy and toward sustainable energy infrastructure is important for long-term world health. The latest Kavli Lecture hosted by The Royal Society looks at the possible role of fusion energy in our sustainable energy future.

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Reworking your research into a comparison study in IJCES

By Jonathon Foreman / February 12, 2021

Submitting your research to a journal can be a frustrating experience if it is rejected. But reworking your study as a comparison or confirming study to publish in the International Journal of Ceramic Engineering & Science offers a way to not only fulfill your needs but also those of the scientific community.

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A cascade of 2020—Jonathon’s top 5 favorite Ceramic Tech Today posts

By Jonathon Foreman / December 22, 2020

Journal referrals, energy storage, and modeling make Jonathon’s list of top five favorite CTT posts from 2020.

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Why do editors refer my manuscripts to other ACerS journals?

By Jonathon Foreman / November 4, 2020

Have you submitted your research to an ACerS journal, only to have the editor refer it to one of the sister publications? Do not fear—the referral to transfer is actually a partial approval of an author’s work. Learn more about why referrals happen and how they benefit authors.

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