Ceramic Tech Today

Video of the week: Jeff Stevenson on solid oxide fuel cells

By / March 17, 2010

Jeff Stevenson is a Laboratory Fellow in the Energy Materials Group at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and has been working on SOFCs for more than a decade. This video,…

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Nanocoatings and nanoadhesives report projects worth of $3.7B

By / March 16, 2010

According to a new technical market research report from BCC Research, Nanotechnology in Coatings and Adhesive Applications: Global Markets, the global market value for nanotechnology in coatings and adhesives is…

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New glass applications and science journal debuts

By / March 16, 2010

The premier issue of ACerS’ new quarterly glass journal has just been put online and – good news – all of the content of this first issue is available for…

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Aussies offer trough-focused PV/hot water system

By / March 16, 2010

Darren Quick over at Gizmodo reports on an interesting combined photovoltaic panel (with tracking) and water-heating system. According to Quick, the systems will be made by Technique Solar, an Australian…

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Apply for DOE nuclear scholarships, fellowships

By / March 13, 2010

Have an interest in nuclear-related studies and research? The DOE wants you! The agency has just announced that it is seeking applicants for $5 million worth of scholarships and fellowships…

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Nano products taking a hit during the current recession

By / March 12, 2010

Lux Research’s blog reports that some of the major nano-enabled product segments are getting bruised in the recession. Lux says the trend is particularly noticeable in the automotive, construction and…

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Friday federal funding facts

By / March 12, 2010

The fierce urgency of now tomorrow at the DOE: FYI, the average for all federal agencies is 30%. Still glue in the gears at the NSF, too:

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Aerogel markets report available

By / March 11, 2010

Companiesandmarkets.com is offering a new 70-page report that analyzes the global market for aerogels by following end-use markets: thermal and acoustic insulation, consumer products, sensors and Instrumentation, medical, aerospace, energy…

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Freedonia: Short-term hydrogen demand to grow 3.4%

By / March 10, 2010

The research company Freedonia Group predicts that worldwide hydrogen demand will continue to climb, growing at a 3.4 percent annual pace through 2013. Oftentimes the term “hydrogen economy” is associated…

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Video of the week: A new paradigm for nuclear waste management

By / March 10, 2010

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/marra_nuclear_mcare.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/marra_nuclear_mcare.jpg}] John Marra spoke at the Materials Challenges in Energy conference in February 2010 on new and emerging approaches to the thorny issue of managing nuclear wastes,…

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