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April’s ACerS Bulletin—now available online—is all about advanced ceramics

By April Gocha / March 20, 2015

Spring is calling, and it’s saying that the April issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online.

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Photoblog—ICACC exhibit hall draws large crowd and Ceramics Expo officially launches

By Eileen De Guire / January 31, 2014

ICACC exhibit hall draws large crowd and Ceramics Expo officially launches

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Start 2014 strong at ICACC—science and tech, expo, special forums, short course, more!

By Eileen De Guire / December 6, 2013

An action-packed 38th ICACC January 26–31 will have plenary and award speakers, 13 technical symposia, four focus sessions, a Global Young Investigators Forum, 2nd Pacific Rim Engineering Ceramics Summit, Expo, and a short course on mechanical properties.

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Quick peek at two big ceramics meetings this month in Florida—EMA and ICACC

By Eileen De Guire / January 3, 2013

EMA 2012: Beautiful weather beckoned conferees outdoors during the break. Credit: ACerS. 2013 will be a big year for big meetings, and January starts of with two of ACerS’ biggest: the Electronic Materials and Applications meeting and the 37th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites. Society divisions organize both meetings. First up…

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New in the Jan-Feb ACerS Bulletin—Testing and characterization of ceramics

By Eileen De Guire / December 21, 2012

On the cover: Cai Zhonghou, beamline scientist at the Advanced Proton Source at Argonne National Laboratory loads a sample into an X-ray nanodiffractometer stage. The cover story reports on the use of the APS to characterize piezoelectric thin films in situ. Credit: W. Agresta; ANL. Happy New Year! The January-February 2013 issue of ACerS’ Bulletin…

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Edge chipping—technologically relevant in prehistory and in modern times

By Eileen De Guire / November 20, 2012

A sampling of banded ironstone spear points (except (A) and (C), which are black chert). They were made be prehistoric peoples by edge chipping the stone. Today, edge-chipping failure of ceramics is a serious concern in dental and high-impact applications. Credit: Wilkins; Science, AAAS. It is hunting season here in the Midwestern United States. Like…

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News roundup

By Eileen De Guire / June 14, 2012

Alfred University to offer short course on glass and ceramics fracture, failure Alfred University’s Inamori School of Engineering will offer a short course for glass and ceramic engineers, scientists, and technicians entitled “Fracture Analysis and Failure Prevention of Glasses and Ceramics” from Monday, July 30-Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. This hands-on course will cover the examination and…

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Photoblogging from ICACC in Daytona Beach, Fla.

By Eileen De Guire / January 24, 2012

Some of the German delegation of participants in the first Global Young Investigators Forum at ICACC. Thomas Fisher (third from left) was the principle organizer of the forum. The 36th convening of the International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites is in its second day in Daytona Beach, Fla. This year’s meeting attracted…

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2011 Ceramic Material Courses Announced

By / December 29, 2010

Check out the course information for Mechanical Properties of Ceramics and Glass and Fundamentals of Glass Science & Technology then sign up.

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Mechanical Properties short course at ICACC’11

By / November 9, 2010

Are you an engineer, scientist, technician or student interested in the mechanical properties of glasses and ceramics, testing procedures and the meaning of testing results? If you answered yes, then you must sign up to attend this 2-day short course, hosted January 27-28 in conjunction with ICACC’11. Mechanical Properties of Ceramics and Glass will cover…

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