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A window to the brain: Biocompatible ceramics open clear options for ultrasonic brain treatment

By April Gocha / August 29, 2017

An international group of researchers has a clear idea for a solution to deliver noninvasive ultrasound brain treatment to patients—a transparent ceramic window implanted into the skull that would allow continued ultrasonic therapy delivered directly to the brain.

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‘Low temperature’ processing with electric field assisted sintering

By Eileen De Guire / June 4, 2013

Shrinkage during electric field assisted sintering can lead to debonding and cracking, as shown this sample of 8YSZ sintered at 840°C. Credit: Kim; JACerS; Wiley. When I started writing this, I was on my way—literally, at 34,000 feet somewhere over Arizona—to the PACRIM-GOMD meeting this week in San Diego. While there I will be dropping…

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