glass microstructure

Glass microstructuring made easy—liquid glass nanocomposite makes complex parts possible

By April Gocha / May 31, 2016

Researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have devised a photocurable liquid material that just might give glass the advantage—called Liquid Glass, the silica-containing nanocomposite can be converted into solid glass after molding.

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The most dynamic duo: Lasers and plasma combine to create microstructures in glass

By April Gocha / May 17, 2014

A new technology developed at the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany combines lasers with atmospheric pressure plasma beams to create glass microstructures more efficiently.

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