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Video: Laboratory drama unfolds the high-suspense thrill of edge thin-film testing

By April Gocha / March 21, 2018

Analytical materials characterization company MSE Supplies can relate to the high-suspense drama of getting experimental data—the company recently published a short video that hilariously brings this lab-turned-movie-set situation to life.

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Predicting atomic positions: Bayesian statistics enable more accurate materials characterization

By April Gocha / September 6, 2016

Researchers at North Carolina State University, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have devised a new method for characterizing materials that can more accurately predict crystallographic structures.

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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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Bulletin Feb 2005 Vol 84, No. 2 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 22, 2012

Aluminosilicate Refractories for Aluminum Cell LiningsA systematic approach has been made to extend pot life and decrease refractory consumption of an aluminum smelter. Special attention is given to the characterization and selection of alumino-silicate refractories based on recent advances in understanding the deterioration of cathode materials.P. Bonadia, F.A.O. Valenzuela, L.R. Bittencourt and V.C. Pandolfelli TCF…

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Bulletin Nov. 2006 Vol 85, No. 11 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2012

“Densification and Characterization of β-Spodumene-Cordierite Compositions”The presence of β-spodumene in β-spodumene-α-cordierite composites significantly decreased the composites’ mechanical strength and coefficient of thermal expansion.S. M. Naga, A. A. El-Maghraby and H. Mörtel “Dimensional Modeling and Control of Ceramic Tile”Mathematical modeling was applied to quantify the influence of process control variables on the length of fired tile…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / November 10, 2011

Here’s what we are hearing (some information from news releases): L&L Kiln introduces the Corona kiln This fiber-lined kiln reaches 2012°F. Heat up time is quick: 15 minutes to 1600°F; 30 minutes to 1900°F. Inside dimensions are 7-3/4″ wide by 8-1/4″ deep by 5-3/4″ high. It weighs approximately 35 pounds and ships by UPS. This kiln…

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Micromeritics offers free materials characterization workshop

By / February 15, 2011

Micromeritics, a manufacturer of particle and nanotechnology instruments and equipment, is offering a free materials characterization workshop and plant tour on March 15, 2011, at its headquarters located in Norcross, Ga. The company says the workshop will benefit scientists, laboratory supervisors and technicians in industry and academia where knowledge of the physical characteristics of powders and…

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Call for MS&T’11 abstracts

By / December 28, 2010

Submit your abstract before March 15th to be included in the leading forum addressing structure, properties, processing and performance across the materials community.

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