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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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Imerys at Ceramics Expo

Ceramics Expo 2019: Must-attend event offers new format, features

By Faye Oney / November 30, 2018

Planning to attend Ceramics Expo 2019? A two-track conference, B2B Matchmaking, Product Showcase, and networking opportunities are just a few of the highlights. Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect to see at the newly-formatted conference.

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Goodbye glass—optical lenses go 2D

By Lisa McDonald / November 30, 2018

Metalenses, a type of metasurface used for focusing light, could replace glass in cameras and imaging systems. Two recent studies advance this possibility.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / November 30, 2018

PPL partners with GE Power to develop Distributed Energy Technology, Steklarna Hrastnik planning a €45 million expansion, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 30, 2018.

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Video: How scientists redefined the kilogram

By Lisa McDonald / November 28, 2018

Researchers measured Planck’s constant to more accurately define the kilogram. As of November 16, all seven base SI units rely on fundamental constants.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / November 28, 2018

Sulphur-based batteries, ceramics for fire-resistant cladding core, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 28, 2018.

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