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Conference inspires new thoughts on optical materials

By Eileen De Guire / July 1, 2016

The HTCMC, GFMAT conference provided some new ideas for a student researcher about single crystals, phosphors, and how to make good optical materials.

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Carbon film merges microchips with power sources to shrink consumer electronics

By April Gocha / February 22, 2016

An international team of researchers have grown carbon films that allow microchips and power sources to be combined into one, opening the door to integrated power and smaller electronic devices.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / November 14, 2014

New Apple–GT Advanced dispute documents surface, H.C. Starck and Ningxia reach agreement, Schott to restructure in Duryea, top global innovators announced, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for November 14, 2014.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / October 31, 2014

A new Laboratory for Innovative Key Materials and Structures, Morgan loses CEO, PPG scientists receive awards, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 31, 2014.

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Hard knock life: Marine mollusks inspire stronger ceramics

By April Gocha / April 7, 2014

New research uses inspiration from the ocean to improve ceramics, making them stronger by controlling their microstructure and mimicking that of marine mollusks.

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Solitons, pentagons and other star-shaped waves

By Eileen De Guire / February 14, 2013

Examples of star-shaped waves resulting from vibrations in a tank containing liquid oil. Credit Rajchenbach et al., APS. Today I am linking to videos mainly because they are cool and not because they have a strong tie to materials science. These short looping videos, which are oddly hypnotic (for me, anyway), are the work of Jean Rajchenbach,…

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