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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / June 7, 2019

Deltech Furnaces receives SBA award, “first-of-its-kind” monolithics production line in India, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for June 7, 2019.

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Video: First five-seater air taxi takes flight

By Lisa McDonald / June 5, 2019

If flying cars are to be sustainably integrated into society, they need to hold multiple passengers. Air taxi startup Lilium GmbH recently conducted a first test flight with its five-seater jet.

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First issue of ACerS’ new open-access journal now available online

By Jonathon Foreman / June 5, 2019

The inaugural issue of The American Ceramic Society’s new journal, International Journal of Ceramic Engineering and Science (IJCES), is now available online. As ACerS’ first Gold Open Access journal, IJCES is available to anyone, anywhere.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / June 5, 2019

Pantry ingredients help grow carbon nanotubes, complete study of battery failure, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 5, 2019.

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Breakthroughs with boron nitride could enable more efficient electronics

By April Gocha / June 4, 2019

Recent research may enable integration of boron nitride into next-gen electronics. Researchers have proven boron nitride’s high thermal conductivity and integrated the material into a flexible yet efficient nanocomposite.

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Fluoride strengthens both teeth and solar cells

By Lisa McDonald / June 4, 2019

Researchers in the Netherlands and China found adding fluoride to perovskite solar cells helps stabilize the material’s structure, much like fluoride in toothpaste protects tooth enamel from decay.

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Improving Li-ion battery safety—Oxide ceramic films could replace polymeric separators

By Lisa McDonald / May 31, 2019

Researchers from Donghua University in Shangai showed separators made from oxide ceramic films could improve the safety of lithium-ion batteries, which tend to catch on fire when their polymeric separators fail.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / May 31, 2019

Interactive map of commercially available AM technologies, Kyocera to acquire advanced ceramic business, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for May 31, 2019.

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Video: Knit yourself a robot

By Lisa McDonald / May 29, 2019

To engage non-engineers in the creation of robots, researchers at Cornell University created Blossom, an expressive and inexpensive robot platform that can be made from a kit and creatively outfitted with handcrafted materials.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / May 29, 2019

Tougher titanium, octopus-inspired wearable sensor, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 29, 2019.

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