Jonathon Foreman

Strong and long-lasting, treated phosphate glass shows promise for bone-replacement therapies

By Jonathon Foreman / January 21, 2020

Phosphate glass fibers show promise in bone-replacement therapies, but they are prone to premature fiber pull-out and breakage. Researchers in the United Kingdom and Egypt explored methods for stabilizing the fiber surface.

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New issues, new editors, new workshops—ACerS journals group updates for 2020

By Jonathon Foreman / January 8, 2020

For The American Ceramic Society journals group, a new year is a great time to report on forthcoming changes. Learn about the new issues, editors, and workshops planned for 2020.

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Jonathon’s journal gems—Jonathon’s top 5 favorite Ceramic Tech Today posts from 2019

By Jonathon Foreman / January 3, 2020

Water purification techniques, sodium-ion batteries, and expanding your impact make Jonathon’s list of top five favorite CTT posts from 2019.

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Bond, Ceramic Bond—Improving bonding of ceramics in advanced ceramic applications

By Jonathon Foreman / December 17, 2019

To improve ceramic devices, one factor ceramists and ceramic engineers consider is the strength of ceramic bonds. Two recent papers published in an ACerS journal explore ways to improve ceramic bonds in different applications.

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Bioglass vs brawn: Developing sturdier bioglass capsules for RFID tracking devices

By Jonathon Foreman / November 26, 2019

Bioglass brittleness limits the implantation of bioglass encapsulated RFID tracking devices in animals that butt heads for dominance. Florida A&M University researchers used force distribution models to develop a sturdier bioglass capsule design.

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Expand your impact—ensuring your science reaches the right audience

By Jonathon Foreman / November 19, 2019

Research has impact when it can bring about changes to behaviors, ideally for the benefit of society. Make sure your science reaches the right audience by using the tips in this article.

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Be the master of your publishing experience

By Jonathon Foreman / November 5, 2019

Looking for tips on writing journal articles and navigating the peer review process? Two recent items—a webinar and a blog post—offer good advice, and best of all, they are both free!

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Protecting equipment in steel production: Thermal barrier coatings created from steel waste stream

By Jonathon Foreman / October 25, 2019

Thermal barrier coatings protect equipment against high temperatures in steel production. Researchers from Bartin University in Turkey found ferrochromium slag, a waste product from stainless steel production, could be used to create such coatings.

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Varistors: Armor for your circuits

By Jonathon Foreman / October 15, 2019

As armor protects the wearer from weapons, varistors protect electrical circuits from high voltage and high currents. Learn about some of the current research being conducted to improve varistor production and performance, published in two ACerS journals.

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From material properties to manufacturing, 2nd annual JACerS Award Symposium showcases best JACerS papers of 2018

By Jonathon Foreman / October 8, 2019

At ACerS 121st Annual Meeting at MS&T19, researchers of 19 articles published in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society were honored for their contributions to ceramics and glass research during the 2nd annual JACerS Award Symposium on October 2.

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