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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 2, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for July 2, 2014.

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European, US glass communities come together for historic first meeting in Aachen

By Eileen De Guire / April 15, 2014

ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division and the German Society of Glass Technology are set to meet jointly for the first time in Aachen, Germany, May 25-30.

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Trash to treasure: Glass devitrite crystals as novel optical diffusers

By April Gocha / April 4, 2014

Researchers in the United Kingdom are breathing new life into devitrite, generally unwanted crystals that form in glass devritification, particularly for use as a novel and low-cost optical diffuser.

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Effect of volcano ash particle size on jet engines

By Eileen De Guire / October 15, 2013

A University of Cambridge (UK) team looked at factors that contribute to volcanic ash sticking to surfaces of a turbine of a small turbojet engine, focusing on tow key parameters—gas (and particle) temperature and turbine surface temperature.

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Science, art or both? Winners of Cambridge University engineering department photography competition

By Eileen De Guire / October 23, 2012

Zinc oxide grown on a nanoporous substrate. The exterior morphology gives the bump a tortoise shell look, but a gap on the left side shows that these are pillars growing in a hemispherical pattern, more like a cluster of toadstools. Credit: Bendall; UC. If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, the beholder holds…

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