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Fabricate MOFs with the power of sound

By Lisa McDonald / June 21, 2019

An Australian research team developed a one-step synthesis and activation technique for metal-organic framework powders that both ensures a high degree of orientation and removes the need for further post-processing steps.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / June 21, 2019

GKN Aerospace opens AM pilot production cell, Corning building more Gen 10.5 glass plants, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for June 21, 2019.

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Video: 3D print a diamond composite

By Lisa McDonald / June 19, 2019

Diamond, the hardest of the common naturally occurring substances, is almost impossible to form into complex shapes. Engineering company Sandvik developed a 3D printing process for diamond composites that makes complex shapes possible.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / June 19, 2019

Nanostructured diamond metalens, old glass finds new use in concrete, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 19, 2019.

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Boston becomes Glass City as it welcomes 900 glass scientists, engineers, and manufacturers

By Eileen De Guire / June 18, 2019

More than 900 people from 45 countries attended the International Congress on Glass and the Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society Glass and Optical Materials Division in Boston, Mass., June 9–14, 2019.

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Freestanding perovskite films reach a new low

By Lisa McDonald / June 18, 2019

Must perovskite oxide films consist of a minimum number of layers to retain stability? Researchers in China and the United States found a specific deposition technique lets them deposit freestanding perovskite sheets thinner than a suggested critical limit.

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Two materials, one theory—unified thermal transport formula describes heat flow in both crystals and glass

By Lisa McDonald / June 14, 2019

Previously, two separate theories described heat transport in ordered and disordered materials. A new general theory by Swiss and Italian researchers describes thermal transport in both, as well as everything in between.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / June 14, 2019

EU creating raw materials sustainability label, Bloomberg commits $500M to close U.S. coal plants, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for June 14, 2019.

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Video: Formula E—racing goes electric

By Lisa McDonald / June 12, 2019

Now in its fifth season, the electric race car competition Formula E continues to gain fans and sponsors—as well as a brand-new car. Take a look at the increasingly popular competition that could one day give Formula 1 a run for its money.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / June 12, 2019

Free-standing sheets of perovskite materials, fiber-optic probe sees molecular bonds, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 12, 2019.

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