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Anything but ordinary: Latest glass innovations report strength surpassing steel, integrated but unobtrusive displays

By April Gocha / November 20, 2015

In addition to the material’s everyday obscurity, glass often isn’t what people think—it’s not the thick and breakable material that most people conjure up when they hear “glass.” Instead, glass is smart. It’s high-tech. And it keeps getting stronger and thinner.

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Aerodynamic levitation, modeling and new analytical techniques leads to cement-to-semiconductor advances

By / June 13, 2013

  One type of cage structure around the spin-density of one electron in a model of cement-based semiconducting metallic glass (gray=Al; green=Ca; and red=O). Credit: Akola et al.; Argonne National Lab.   Normally in the creation of a metallic glass, the process begins with a metal that is transformed to a glassy state. Now, however, a…

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