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ACerS Members Featured in NY Times Glass-Strength Story

By / July 13, 2009

The New York Times has discovered materials science! The newspaper recently published a nice story on the scientific advancements being made to strengthen glass for the ever expanding use of the material in architecture. The newspaper used the opening of the all-glass “Ledge” recently added for tourists to the Sears Tower in Chicago to discuss…

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Arun Varshneya: High-Strength, Large Case-Depth Chemically Strengthened Glass

By / June 25, 2009

From PACRIM8, this lecture discusses recent advances in improving the strength of glass. In particular, Alfred University professor Arun Varshneya explains the process of using NaNO3 + KNO3 salt baths to strengthen high-glass-transition-temperature aluminosilicate glass.

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