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Ultrathin aluminum oxide layer boosts performance of garnet ceramic solid-state batteries

By April Gocha / January 17, 2017

Researchers at the University of Maryland have designed a way to insert an ultrathin layer of aluminum oxide in between a garnet ceramic electrolyte and electrodes of solid-state batteries, decreasing impedance by 300-fold and allowing the energy to flow.

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Ceramics are superior: Ceramic materials offer safer solutions to lithium-ion battery woes

By April Gocha / November 8, 2016

With the swirling debacle surrounding Samsung’s exploding lithium-ions and NASA’s accidently self-destructing robot, consumer interest in battery safety has seldom been higher—which is why ceramic materials are getting their spot in the battery technology limelight.

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So long Salt Lake! MS&T16 wraps and looks ahead to Pittsburgh in 2017

By Eileen De Guire / October 28, 2016

MS&T16 ended yesterday, bringing to a close the annual flagship event in materials science and engineering.

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Countdown to MS&T16—Get ready to #PinYourACerSPride

By Stephanie Liverani / October 14, 2016

Back by popular demand this year, ACerS will be handing out free collectible buttons at choice lectures and events at MS&T16 in Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 23–27. Find out how you can get your hands on these coveted baubles.

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World Academy of Ceramics elects 13 ACerS members to new class of Academicians

By Eileen De Guire / September 6, 2013

The Italy-based World Academy of Ceramics has selected its 15th class of Professional Members of the Academy in its biennial election, including ACerS immediate past president George Wicks and 12 other ACerS members.

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ICACC’13 Photoblog #2 from Daytona Beach

By / January 29, 2013

2013 Program Chair Sujanto Widjaja opens the ICACC’13 Plenary Session. Credit: ACerS. The first “business” day of the ICACC’13 meeting plenary and award speakers (plus the awarding of the best paper and best poster awards from the 2012 session). The photos below come from some of the opening events and awards.  

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