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By / June 21, 2013

Corning’s Willow Glass will be available by the end of 2013 or early 2014; possibly heading to Apple’s iWatch At Bloomberg’s June 17 Next Big Thing Summit, Corning’s Waguih Ishak, a vice president for Corning West Technology Center, discussed Willow Glass. Willow Glass is an ultra-slim flexible glass, which could revolutionize the shape and form…

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Good news for touchscreen glass: Tablet device market expected to hit 72 million by 2018

By / February 1, 2013

The Kindle Fire I received last Christmas, making me a happy participant in 17-million-member trend. Credit: ACerS. If it feels like iPads, Kindle Fires, Galaxys, and similar tablet devices are everywhere, you are right. If you feel like you are the only one without one, you are nearly right. One measure of tablet devices trends…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / January 29, 2013

Lots of interesting research occurring: Researchers create glexible, nanoscale ‘bed of nails’ for possible drug delivery Researchers at North Carolina State University have come up with a technique to embed needle-like carbon nanofibers in an elastic membrane, creating a flexible “bed of nails” on the nanoscale that opens the door to development of new drug-delivery…

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Corning’s Dipak Chowdhury breaks down practical differences between Corning’s Willow and Gorilla glasses

By / December 20, 2012

I’ve often wondered, myself, about how the market/application for Corning’s “other glass” (i.e., Willow Glass) is different than Gorilla Glass, and it seems that a lot of other people have been a little perplexed about the differences, too. As Dipak Chowdhury, a company VP and Willow Glass program director, explains here, the two compliment each…

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Other materials science stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / June 11, 2012

Here’s a selection of what we’re hearing. Corning’s new Willow Glass. Credit: Corning Glassworks. Corning launches ultra-slim flexible glass Corning Incorporated launched Corning Willow Glass, an ultra-slim flexible glass, which could revolutionize the shape and form of next-generation consumer electronic technologies. Corning Willow Glass will help enable thin, light and cost-efficient applications including today’s slim…

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