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Future looks equally bright for ceramic-matrix composites and next generation of ceramic and glass leaders

By April Gocha / May 19, 2016

Your summer reading is delivered—the June/July issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online.

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Apple’s gold made stronger with ceramics

By Jessica McMathis / March 15, 2015

The gold in Apple’s watch is far from pure: The alloy is actually one-quarter ceramic reinforcement that makes the gold “twice as hard,” more scratch resistant, and less dense.

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Kill carbon in UV-emitting LEDs to make better pathogen killers

By Eileen De Guire / May 15, 2012

The efficiency of LED devices is limited by carbon point defects in the aluminum nitride transparency layer, which absorb useful wavelengths of light (around 4.7 eV). North Carolina State University researchers used computational methods and detailed experiments to make the discovery. Credit: Doug Irving; NC State. The Materials Genome Initiative is shining the spotlight on…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / September 22, 2011

New 3M micro milling media is alternative to YSZ. Credit: 3M. Glasstec and Solarpeq return in 2012 Glasstec 2012, the international trade fair for glass production, processing and products and Solarpeq, the international trade fair for solar production equipment, will be held concurrently in Düsseldorf, Germany from Oct. 23 – 26, 2012. Glasstec is the…

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