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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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Glass & Optical Materials Division

By / April 8, 2014

Get Involved in the Glass & Optical Materials Division The Glass & Optical Materials Division of The American Ceramic Society focuses on the scientific research and development, application and manufacture of all types of glass, including fiber optics, the encapsulation of nuclear and hazardous wastes in glasses and the interaction of glass and ceramics in…

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Call for MS&T’11 abstracts

By / December 28, 2010

Submit your abstract before March 15th to be included in the leading forum addressing structure, properties, processing and performance across the materials community.

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MS&T’10 Deadline Extension. Submit Abstracts by March 29

By / March 17, 2010

The MS&T’10 call for papers deadline has been extended to March 29, 2010, so don’t delay! Submit your abstract for the leading forum addressing structure, properties, processing and performance across the materials community.

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GMIC/DOE Workshop at GOMD 2010

By / February 24, 2010

GMIC/DOE will sponsor the Usable Glass Strength – Forming a Research Coalition Workshop at the 2010 Glass & Optical Materials Division Annual Meeting. Remember, space is limited, so take advantage of this unique opportunity today!

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Summer Opportunity for Graduate Students

By / February 8, 2010

Graduate students…don’t miss this summer 2010 opportunity at Savannah River National Laboratory!  Read all about it today!

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Making Glass Fiber for Fiber-Optic Applications

By / May 28, 2009

This video is an introductory look at the fundamentals of preparing, coating, drawing and annealing the thin threads of glass used in fiber optics.

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Cracking Up Over Mugs: The Keramos 2008 Student Mug Drop

By / April 9, 2009

One tradition of The American Ceramic Society’s annual meetings and the coinciding MS&T conferences is the student mug drop competition, and this video shows some of the competition from 2008. Read More

Glass & Optical Materials

By / December 30, 2008

The latest in Glass & Optical Materials research

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