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ICC7 biennial conference provides global opportunity for learning, exchanging latest ceramics, glass research

By Faye Oney / April 17, 2018

The 7th International Congress on Ceramics (ICC7) takes place June 17–21 in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. With four plenary talks and 18 symposia topics, organizers expect nearly 1,500 attendees. Register before end of day April 17 to save up to $140.

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Video: Glass transition concepts illustrated in humorous video

By Faye Oney / December 20, 2017

Do you find the concept of glass transition a little challenging to comprehend? Glass scientist Edgar Zanotto produced a humorous video, with help from students and colleagues, that visually illustrates the concepts of glass transition, relaxation, and crystallization.

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New definition of glass describes non-equilibrium state of matter ending in crystallization

By Faye Oney / October 20, 2017

Ending the debate as to whether glass is a solid or a liquid, glass research duo Edgar Zanotto and John Mauro have proposed a new definition—describing a non-crystalline state of matter that continually relaxes toward the liquid state.

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São Carlos Center of Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV): The first four years

By April Gocha / September 25, 2017

The São Carlos Center of Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV) conducts state-of-the art research, develops technology, and supports education and outreach efforts focused on glass and glass-ceramics. What has the center done in its first four years?

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Glass viscosity calculations definitively debunk the myth of observable flow in medieval windows

By April Gocha / August 3, 2017

Glass scientists have taken a closer look at the urban legend of glass flow in medieval windows—combining theory and experimental techniques, the results definitely bust the myth and indicate the highest ever direct measurement of glass viscosity at low temperatures.

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FunGLASS research center in Slovakia established with €25M, including €15M from EU’s Horizon 2020

By Eileen De Guire / March 29, 2017

The global glass community received terrific news of a €25 million investment to establish the new Centre for Functional and Surface-Functionalized Glasses (FunGLASS) in Trenčín, Slovakia.

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Researcher taking a glass sample

Learn what glass researchers are doing in GOMD’s series of videos

By Faye Oney / March 24, 2017

Glass researchers are doing amazing things in the lab. Watch these videos submitted by ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division members and learn how they’re making advances in the glass industry.

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Researcher taking a glass sample

Glass researchers: Show off your work in a short video!

By Faye Oney / March 22, 2017

Glass researchers: It’s time to brag about your work in a short video! ACerS Glass and Optical Materials Division is encouraging its members to create videos about the important research they’re doing.

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CeRTEV makes great strides in glass education during summer school program in Brazil

By Stephanie Liverani / August 25, 2015

The Center for Glass Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV) organized one of the world’s largest short courses focusing on glass education worldwide in São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil, this month.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / December 5, 2014

China leading glass research, Corning to acquire fiber optics business, Schott names president, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 5, 2014.

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