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Short on time but not content, courses at MS&T14 let you learn from the experts

By April Gocha / June 18, 2014

In addition to the great presentations and lectures in the vast technical program, the front end of MS&T14 also will feature a few short courses to help maximize learning potential in the Steel City.

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Free online journals cover microwave and electroceramics, ICC4 papers

By Jim Destefani / October 24, 2013

For a limited time, ACerS is offering free online access to two special editions of the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology.

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Video of the week: Luminescent and electroceramic research at Fujihara Lab

By / June 30, 2010

Shinobu Fujihara, professor of engineering at Keio University (Japan), oversees a lab that has been investigating ceramic-based optical energy materials science. For example, some of the work involves the use of materials with luminescent and other electromagnetic properties that can be incorporated into a ceramic material. The idea is to build environmentally friendly multifunctional ceramic…

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Electrostrictive ceramic actuators to shape mirror of next space telescope

By / April 28, 2010

According to a NASA Tech Brief, the Next Generation Space Telescope – aka, the James Webb Space Telescope – will be using electrostrictive ceramic actuators that can function at low temperatures to control the shapes of mirrors. The actuators, developed by two ACerS members, Maureen L. Mulvihill and Mark A. Ealey of Xinetics, a division…

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