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American Ceramic Society Bulletin

March 2018 – Vol. 97 No. 2
  • Fusion cast refractories: Roles of containment

  • Ceramics Expo 2018 preview

PLUS…

  • Micromilling for space applications

  • New NSF Ceramics awards


Features

Fusion cast refractories: Roles of containment

21

Kevin Selkregg

Refractory linings in glass furnaces are a critical component of glass-based applications, including encapsulation of nuclear waste through vitrification. Careful design of these lining materials can ensure safe and long-lasting methods of nuclear waste storage.

 

World Materials Research Institutes Forum addresses global materials science challenges

29

Nicholas Barbosa, Stephen Freiman, and Michael Fasolka

Collaboration and cooperation in materials R&D of leading international laboratories enhances rapid employment of new ceramic and glass material technology solutions and products.


Micromilling of uniform nanoparticles for space applications

30

Curtis W. Hill and Lee Allen

Fritsch micromills have enhanced one NASA lab’s ability to develop optimized ceramic nanoparticulate materials for demanding research projects, including energy storage and thermoelectric device applications.


National Science Foundation awards in the Ceramics Program starting in 2017

32

Lynnette D. Madsen

In FY 2017, the NSF Ceramics Program recommended support for 19 awards, 13 supplemental awards, two workshops/conferences, and cofunding of a Solid-State and Materials Research project.


Ceramics Expo—A significant meeting of minds, materials, machines, and markets

34

 

Ceramics Expo—May 1–3, 2018, at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio—champions an industry that continues to make its mark in the enrichment of an array of engineering, manufacturing, scientific, and research communities.


Meetings

EAM 2018 recap

39

ICACC18 recap

40

GOMD 2018

41

Clay 2018

42

MCARE 2018

42

Departments

Letter to the editor

3

News & trends

7

ACerS spotlight

11

Research briefs

17

Columns

Business and Market View

10

Nikos Thomopoulos

Radioactive waste management technologies and services projected to reach $21.3 billion by 2020


IMFORMED insights

20

Mike O’Driscoll

2018: Year of the Dog likely to live up to its name for Chinese mineral consumers


Deciphering the Discipline

48

Mostafa Ahmadzadeh

Glassy hillforts: Geoscience or materials science? Past or future?


Resources

New products

43

Calendar

44

Classified Advertising

45

Display Ad Index

47

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