ACerS Spotlight

Larry Hench: Bioglass From Concept to Clinic: A 40-year Retrospective

By / June 23, 2009

Larry Hench has been at the forefront of the revolution that has occurred in the past four decades in the field of bioactive glass.

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Victoria Knox: Learning about ceramic processing, photocatalysis and her experience at Alfred University

By / June 23, 2009

Victoria Knox is a young scientist and doctoral student at Alfred University. She discusses her research in the areas of ceramic processing and photocatalysis, and the applications for materials such as alumina.

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SNL’s Self-Assembling Process for Fabricating Tailored Thin Films

By / June 18, 2009

From Sandia National Lab, this video demonstrates what is a relatively simple, economical nanotechnology coating process that enables development of nanoparticle thin films with architectures and properties unattainable by any other processing method.

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SLAC National Accelerator Lab’s X-ray laser achieves “first light”

By / June 18, 2009

Materials research got a great new tool in late April, 2009 when the Linac Coherent Light Source high-energy laser came to life at the SLAC National Accelerator Lab in Menlo Park, Calif.

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By / June 9, 2009

You must be a member of The American Ceramic Society or a Bulletin subscriber to access this page. Login to the site, subscribe to the Bulletin or join ACerS today. To learn more about all ACerS has to offer, review the new and improved Member Benefits section.

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Cracking a Safe With Glass Relockers

By / June 8, 2009

Never heard of “glass relockers”? That’s okay. Most people haven’t.

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By / June 4, 2009

You must be a member of The American Ceramic Society to view this content. Login or join today. To learn more about all ACerS has to offer, review the new and improved Member Benefits section.

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Making Glass Fiber for Fiber-Optic Applications

By / May 28, 2009

This video is an introductory look at the fundamentals of preparing, coating, drawing and annealing the thin threads of glass used in fiber optics.

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‘Emerging Opportunities for Ceramic Science and Engineering’ symposium added to MS&T’09

By / May 21, 2009

MS&T’09 organizers have added a new symposium that will delve into the new and improved ceramic materials and how they are enabling scientists and engineers to develop important new energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly applications and technologies. The session (Oct. 27) will start with reports from the winners of ACerS Corporate Environmental Achievement (SELEE Corp.) and Corporate…

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PNNL’s Smart Charger Controller

By / May 21, 2009

This video demonstrates Pacific Northwest National Lab’s Smart Charger hardware and software system for optimizing the recharging, say, of a hybrid or all-electric vehicle.

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