flexible glass

Flexible glasses in bulk form: A look at sulfur–selenium glasses

By Lisa McDonald / April 16, 2019

While researching the structure of sulfur-selenium glasses, University of California, Davis researchers discovered something exciting—these glasses are flexible in bulk form!

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Flexible glass lab-on-a-chip devices offer potential as medical diagnostics, sensors, more

By April Gocha / April 4, 2017

Researchers at Brigham Young University have devised a technique that incorporates glass to build tiny lab-on-a-chip devices, or flexible glass nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS), that could broaden rapid medical diagnostics.

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Shattering expectations: Will the Apple iPhone 8 go all-glass next year?

By April Gocha / May 6, 2016

One of the most reliable Apple trend analysts, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, predicts that next year’s iPhone iteration will say sayonara to its metal casing—and opt for all-glass instead.

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Video of the week – Corning’s ‘A Day Made of Glass 2: Unpacked. The Story Behind Corning’s Vision’

By / February 3, 2012

A year ago, Corning published a promotional video, “A Day Made of Glass… Made possible by Corning” that provide an intriguing peek into some of the technologies the company is considering—and how it may affect our lifestyles. It proved to be a popular video, racking up well over 17 million views as of today. As…

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Video of the Week: Glass as a design material in electronics

By / June 9, 2010

Corning’s director of commercial technology, Paul Tompkins, was recently interviewed at the Future of Touch & Interactivity Conference, May 27 in Seattle, Wash. At the conference, Tompkins presented glass as a design material for electronic devices such as LCD televisions, cell phones and computer monitors. As I recently reported, Corning has been working on flexible…

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Flexible glass to challenge LCDs in electronic devices

By / June 8, 2010

Corning announced it has developed a flexible glass substrate that can be used for printed electronics applications. The glass manufacturer says the product performs like glass and is as flexible as plastic. The display is 75 micrometers thick and wholly protected by plastic. I expect to hear more about Corning’s glass line two weeks from…

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