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A simple way to dope titanium dioxide with nitrogen

By Lisa McDonald / December 14, 2018

Researchers found simple thermal annealing can effectively dope titanium dioxide with nitrogen. Findings like this one can help expand the use of TiO2 in solar energy conversion technologies.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / December 14, 2018

Lucideon to hold refractories training at Ceramics Expo 2019, Ford unveils advanced manufacturing center, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for December 14, 2018.

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Video: Driverless cars hit the roads

By Lisa McDonald / December 12, 2018

The first self-driving taxi service launched in the suburbs of Phoenix, Arizona, on December 5. Currently only previous focus group passengers can use the app, but it will eventually open to the public.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / December 12, 2018

Graphene modulates THz wave, single material boosts LED bulb efficiency, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 12, 2018.

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Poor quality (or fake) graphene could be hindering your research

By Faye Oney / December 11, 2018

In two separate studies, researchers discovered inferior and counterfeit commercial-grade graphene by examining dozens of graphene samples. Scientists using inferior graphene may find their research results are not as accurate as they thought.

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Research on MXenes expand…and so do the MXenes

By Lisa McDonald / December 7, 2018

A recent study shows that MXenes, a member of the increasingly-researched 2D material family, expand when compressed in the presence of water. This finding holds implications for how MXenes are processed.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / December 7, 2018

America Makes creates additive manufacturing apprenticeship, new startup founded by MIT alumnus makes electric vehicles, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for December 7, 2018.

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Video: 3D-knitted textile replaces conventional formwork on KnitCandela project

By Faye Oney / December 5, 2018

Researchers 3D-knitted a formwork structure that would replace traditional formwork with a knitted textile. The technology simplifies the construction process and saves time and money in materials and labor.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / December 5, 2018

Single-ion catalyst breaks down carbon dioxide, new farm fertilizer source, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 5, 2018.

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‘Super turbines’ and international study opportunities focus of NSF grant led by ACerS members

By Lisa McDonald / December 4, 2018

Gurpreet Singh and his four co-principal investigators are leading a five-year NSF study focused on ceramics for high-temperature applications, particularly jet aircraft turbines, and international collaboration opportunities for the students involved.

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