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ICACC’13 call for papers. Abstracts due July 18th.

By Eileen De Guire / May 17, 2012

Submit your abstract to take part in this prestigious conference. See you in Daytona Beach January 27 – February 1, 2013.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / May 4, 2012

Here’s what we are hearing: GE Aviation expects to add 200 more area jobs GE Aviation Systems’ $50 million investment on the University of Dayton campus bodes well for the company and the area, the company’s president and chief executive. In the past five years, GE Aviation has added 400 jobs at its three Dayton-area plants.…

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Alumina nanocoatings increase catalyst performance by factor of ten

By Eileen De Guire / April 6, 2012

A schematic model of Pd catalysts on alumina supports with and without ALD alumina overcoat during the reaction at 675°C to convert ethane to ethylene. (A) The uncoated Pd/Al2O3 catalyst. (B) During reaction using uncoated catalysts, carbon filaments (thick black lines) plug the reactor, causing substantial sintering and leaching of Pd nanoparticles from the support (barred…

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Materials stories that may also be of interest

By / August 12, 2011

Carbon-coated sand improves purification of drinking water Where’s the octopus? Yacht designers turn to Zircotec’s ceramic technology for durability & performance gains Poneman to lead interagency delegation to Brasília to launch the US–Brazil strategic energy dialogue Eye-pleasing energy reshapes power designs ‘Hybrid’ solar system proves cheaper than photovoltaics Japanese rare earth consumers set up shop…

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Phosphate ceramic corrosion protection coatings

By Eileen De Guire / July 12, 2011

Chemically bonded phosphate ceramic coating on a metal substrate (black region) (50x original magnification). Credit: EonCoat Corrosion is expensive. The cost of corrosion to industrialized nations is about 3 percent of GDP. In the United States that adds up to $2-4 trillion per decade, which equates to rebuilding Hurricane Katrina-scale infrastructure three or four times.…

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Abstracts due July 20th for ICACC’12

By / May 16, 2011

ICACC’12 showcases cutting-edge research and product developments in advanced ceramics, armor ceramics, solid oxide fuel cells, ceramic coatings, bioceramics and more.  Submit your abstract before the July 20th deadline.

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[Abstracts Due] 36th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC’12)

By / May 3, 2011

36th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites January 22 – 27, 2012 Hilton Daytona Beach Resort and Ocean CenterDaytona Beach, Florida, USA Call for papers! Visit Daytona 2012 for all the details. The 36th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites is January 22-27, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. This…

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37th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC’13)

By / January 12, 2011

37th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites January 27 – February 1, 2013 Daytona Beach, Florida, USA

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ICACC’11 Call For Papers

By / April 12, 2010

Submit your abstract today. ICACC’11 showcases cutting-edge research and product developments in
advanced ceramics, armor ceramics, solid oxide fuel cells, ceramic coatings, bioceramics and more.

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Final Program Available EMA 2010, ICACC’10

By / January 14, 2010

Download the Final Program for EMA 2010 then use the Itinerary Planner to schedule your trip. Electronic Materials and Applications 2010 will focus on electronic ceramics for energy storage & conversion applications and fundamental science issues. Attend this meeting to hear the latest in ceramic applications in renewable energy, “smart grid” technologies, and innovative hybrid…

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