ACerS Spotlight

Summer Education Series

By / June 26, 2009

Web Seminar Test Standards & Specifications for the Global Advanced Ceramics Market August 12, 2009 ~ 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EST ~ Dr. Stephen T. Gonczy Testing & research professionals,…

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Arun Varshneya: High-Strength, Large Case-Depth Chemically Strengthened Glass

By / June 25, 2009

From PACRIM8, this lecture discusses recent advances in improving the strength of glass. In particular, Alfred University professor Arun Varshneya explains the process of using NaNO3 + KNO3 salt baths to strengthen high-glass-transition-temperature aluminosilicate glass.

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Doreen Edwards: Ceramic and Materials Education at Alfred University

By / June 24, 2009

Doreen Edwards, the associated dean of engineering at Alfred University, discusses the state of ceramics and material science higher education at Alfred and the trends she sees unfolding in universities across the United States.

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Joseph Miller: Global R&D and Innovation in Glass and Ceramics at Corning

By / June 24, 2009

This was the lead lecture at the PACRIM8 conference in Vancouver in June 2009. How often does a major company publicly explain and acknowledge its past mistakes, and reveal – in depth – how it is turning itself around?

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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

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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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