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Microstructure of Ceramics

By / July 16, 2018

[Image above] Credit: CORE-Materials; Flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Microstructure, which is too small to be seen with the naked eye, plays an important factor in the final property of a material. For ceramics, the microstructure is made up of small crystals called grains. In general, the smaller the grain size, the stronger and denser is the…

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Nanostructuring glass–ceramics controls their electromagnetic properties

By April Gocha / July 14, 2015

Researchers at Technische Universität Wien have developed a simple nanostructuring technique that can precisely control the electromagnetic behavior of glass–ceramic circuit boards.

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Five European institutions join forces to establish cutting-edge functional glass research center

By Stephanie Liverani / July 7, 2015

Five European institutions have come together to establish a new research center in Trenčín, Slovakia, that specializes in cutting-edge functional glass research. The project, Centre for Functional and Surface-Functionalized Glasses (FunGLASS), is based at the University of Trenčín, with participation from international groups in Germany, Italy, and Spain.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / June 26, 2015

NexTech scores NASA contract, Sacmi and Sasil transform glass waste into raw materials, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for June 26, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / May 1, 2015

Apple invests in solar, Saint-Gobain gets abrasive, Onyx Solar expands to Spain, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for May 1, 2015.

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Chalcogenides, glass–ceramics, telescopes, and two-point bend tests—the May ACerS Bulletin is now available online

By April Gocha / April 17, 2015

April showers bring May flowers—and the May issue of the ACerS Bulletin.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / January 9, 2015

XeraCarb tries to make body armor, PPG highlights new auto tech, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for January 9, 2015.

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Want to watch your food while it grills? Schott wants you to, too

By Jessica McMathis / September 1, 2014

The same company that’s putting its fire-rated glass ceramics to the ultimate safety test is working just as diligently to make your grilling experience that much sleeker and see-through.

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Crystals in Glass: A Hidden Beauty

By Eileen De Guire / November 5, 2013

Edgar Zanotto celebrates his 35 years studying crystallization in glass by sharing with us his favorite micrographs of crystals in glass in the new book, “Crystals in Glass: A Hidden Beauty.”

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Three new ACerS books on glass-ceramics, ceramic composites and fracture

By Eileen De Guire / September 12, 2012

Bookshelf at ACerS main office. What’s on your bookshelf? Credit: ACerS. I was a student for enough years that this time of year brings on an imprinted urge to own some new books, hear the crack of the glue in a newly opened spine, smell the pages and ink and own the promise of new…

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