ACerS news

Introduction to “Glass durability and reactions with water” for Glass: Then and Now

By Jonathon Foreman / May 3, 2022

As part of the IYoG celebrations, ACerS’ “Glass: Then and Now” series is highlighting ACerS journal articles each month that support advancement in glass science and technology. The focus this month is glass durability and reactions with water.

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ACerS celebrates the International Year of Glass, plus more inside May 2022 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / April 21, 2022

The May 2022 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring past, present, and future applications of glass—is now available online. Plus—National Day of Glass recap.

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National Day of Glass Conference celebrates glass science, art, and engineering

By Eileen De Guire / April 12, 2022

The National Day of Glass Conference, held April 5–7, 2022, in Washington, D.C., kicked off North American-based celebrations of the United Nations International Year of Glass. Learn what took place at the conference and where you can find recordings of all the talks.

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Introduction to “Bioactive glasses” for Glass: Then and Now, plus other ACerS collections

By Jonathon Foreman / April 8, 2022

As part of the IYoG celebrations, ACerS’ “Glass: Then and Now” series is highlighting ACerS journal articles each month that support advancement in glass science and technology. The focus this month is bioactive glasses. Plus, ACerS is offering several other collections on this topic.

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Refractories: The workhorses of high-temperature materials manufacturing

By Jonathon Foreman / April 8, 2022

Refractory ceramics are integral to ensuring the smooth operation of numerous essential industries, and researchers are continually investigating new materials and processing techniques to improve refractory performance. Several recent collections curated by ACerS highlights some of the latest research in this field.

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Refractory professionals gather in Chicago to celebrate the return of UNITECR

By Lisa McDonald / March 22, 2022

Originally scheduled to take place in 2021, the Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories took place March 15–18, 2022, in Chicago, Ill. People from 28 countries gathered to attend the hybrid conference, which featured much discussion of challenges and opportunities resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Materials for next-generation electronics, plus more inside April 2022 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / March 17, 2022

The April 2022 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring ferroelectric materials for negative capacitance electronics—is now available online. Plus—new C&GM.

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Introduction to “Chemically strengthened glasses” for Glass: Then and Now 

By Jonathon Foreman / March 1, 2022

As part of the IYoG celebrations, ACerS’ “Glass: Then and Now” series is highlighting ACerS journal articles each month that support advancement in glass science and technology. The focus this month is chemically strengthened glasses.

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ACT salutes the Engineering Ceramics Division

By Jonathon Foreman / February 22, 2022

Now in its nineteenth year, the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology publishes more than 200 articles per year from researchers around the globe. For the first two issues of 2022, the editors of ACT, working with guest editors, assembled special compilations dedicated to distinguished members of ACerS’ Engineering Ceramics Division.

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Innovations in refractory technology, plus more inside March 2022 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / February 17, 2022

The March 2022 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring refractory issues related to the use of hydrogen as an alternative fuel—is now available online. Plus—UNITECR meeting abstracts.

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