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Video: Grand challenges in ceramic science—Preliminary findings from workshop

By Eileen De Guire / May 16, 2012

[flash http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/rohrer_greg_grandchalls.flv mode=1 f={image=http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/rohrer_greg_grandchalls.jpg}] Greg Rohrer talks about the goals, process and findings of a recent workshop organized to identify the scientific grand challenges and emerging research areas relating to ceramic materials. Credit: ACerS. What are the big questions that ceramic materials can answer? In March a group of about 35 ceramic scientists gathered for…

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MIT Tech Review’s top 10 emerging technologies

By Eileen De Guire / May 8, 2012

Semprius (Durham, N.C.) was named one the MIT Tech Review‘s top ten emerging technologies. The company uses glass lenses to concentrate light over gallium arsenide photovoltaic cells to gain energy conversion efficiencies as high as 34 percent. Credit: Semprius. Last week the editors of MIT’s Technology Review released their annual list of what they see…

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