ACerS Spotlight

Aldo Boccaccini – Vitirification of hazardous wastes, bioglass and electrophoretic deposition

By / August 10, 2009

Aldo Boccaccini is a professor in materials science at Imperial College, U.K. and a member of the London Center for Nanotechnology, a joint project between Imperial College and University College, U.K.

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Joel Moskowitz: Ceradyne’s Armor Roots, New Market Opportunities and Surviving the Economy

By / July 30, 2009

Here is a chance to get a first-hand business report from one of the United States’ most successful ceramic products company.

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Coming Soon: Webinar & Ceramic Materials Courses

By / July 28, 2009

ACerS is offering numerous educational opportunities to help you stand out in the marketplace. Sign up now for Test Standards & Specifications for the Global Advanced Ceramics Market, August 12, 2009, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EDT (Webinar) or Ceramic Injection Molding, September 16-17, 2009, San Diego, CA (Ceramic Materials Course).

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EMA 2010 Abstract Submission Deadline Extension

By / July 28, 2009

Interest in the 1st Electronic Materials and Applications 2010 meeting continues to grow, so ACerS has extended the abstract submission deadline by two weeks. Hosted January 20-22, 2010 in Florida, EMA 2010 features 8 Symposia topics. Thank you to those that have already submitted abstracts to EMA 2010.

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Gary Messing: Substituting ceramics for single crystals

By / July 17, 2009

How do you sinter material to perfection to make it as transparent as window glass . . . or a single crystal?

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ACerS Members Featured in NY Times Glass-Strength Story

By / July 13, 2009

The New York Times has discovered materials science! The newspaper recently published a nice story on the scientific advancements being made to strengthen glass for the ever expanding use of the material in architecture. The newspaper used the opening of the all-glass “Ledge” recently added for tourists to the Sears Tower in Chicago to discuss…

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Roger Narayan – Tissue Engineering and Laser Processing of Bioceramics

By / July 10, 2009

Roger Narayan is young researcher working in the field of tissue engineering in the Department of Biomedical Engineering jointly operated by the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University.

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Arun Varshneya: Advantages of Chemically Strengthened Glass

By / July 8, 2009

Arun Varshneya, a professor in glass science at Alfred University, discusses the differences among techniques used to strengthen glass, and focuses on the advantages of using salt baths to chemically strengthen glass.

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S.K. Sundaram – Using non-contact methods, such as FTIR, to measure materials properties

By / June 29, 2009

S.K. Sundaram is chief materials scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Lab. In this video, he discusses several non-contact methods of taking materials measurements.

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Mark Davis: Working with advanced glass materials at SCHOTT North America

By / June 26, 2009

Mark Davis, senior research scientist at Schott Glass North America, talks about working with advanced glass materials and applications.

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