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JACerS editor provides tips for getting research published in series of workshops in China

By Faye Oney / June 12, 2017

Bill Fahrenholtz is presenting workshops to students in several universities in China on how to get their research published. Here are the highlights of the first one he delivered to students at the University of Science and Technology Beijing.

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Reform of DOE National Lab structure proposed

By Jim Destefani / July 15, 2013

The Department of Energy’s network of 17 national laboratories and five related facilities has been responsible for a multitude of materials science and other innovations since World War II. Now Washington think tanks, Congressional leaders, and the new Secretary of Energy are beginning to look at how possible reforms to the labs’ structure and management…

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Three-in-one diesel honeycomb ultra-high acicular mullite could slash costs for emission systems

By / August 10, 2010

Schematic of a typical, bulky and costly three-part diesel engine aftertreatment system. Credit: Pyzik, Ziebarth, Han and Yang; ACT. Mostly through sheer coincidence, I have been running across several articles (see below) regarding approaches to NOx emissions control. The latest comes from a new paper in the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology (DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7402.2010.02539.x)…

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Pasta and PZT microtube preparation

By / June 8, 2010

The image above, my friends, is an example of a tiny tube of lead zirconate titanate that can be formed when you dip vermicelli into a slurry pf PZT. No, this isn’t one of those artisan pestos. Better than that, as noted in a paper published [free] in the new Applied Ceramic Technology journal, the…

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ACerS’ journals pack more punch

By / June 26, 2009

Admittedly, we are honking our own horn here, but allow us to brag a little bit about the growing influence of the two peer-reviewed journals of The American Ceramic Society. The new “Impact Factor” numbers are out and the Journal of the American Ceramic Society remains the highest impact journal in the field. The 2008…

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ACerS announces ‘best’ 11 papers

By / October 9, 2008

As part of The American Ceramic Society’s recently concluded 110th Anniversary Celebration, the Society identified the 11 best papers published by ACerS to commemorate the 11 decades that ACerS has continually operated.. A total of 171 papers from Journal of the American Ceramic Society and International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology were considered in the…

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