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Newest glass material ‘Glassomer’ is used to fabricate small glass structures

By Faye Oney / June 29, 2018

Researchers have developed a glass composite that could be used in fabricating intricate objects. “Glassomer,” a material made of a polymer and quartz, could be useful in a wide variety of industrial applications.

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São Carlos Center of Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV): The first four years

By April Gocha / September 25, 2017

The São Carlos Center of Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV) conducts state-of-the art research, develops technology, and supports education and outreach efforts focused on glass and glass-ceramics. What has the center done in its first four years?

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Woman sees true color of flowers for first time

Glass research helps colorblind people see true colors for the first time

By Faye Oney / April 18, 2017

Colorblind people are now able to see true colors—thanks to the efforts of glass research scientists at EnChroma, a company that makes glasses for individuals with color vision deficiency.

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Learn what glass researchers are doing in GOMD’s series of videos

By Faye Oney / March 24, 2017

Glass researchers are doing amazing things in the lab. Watch these videos submitted by ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division members and learn how they’re making advances in the glass industry.

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Researcher taking a glass sample

Glass researchers: Show off your work in a short video!

By Faye Oney / March 22, 2017

Glass researchers: It’s time to brag about your work in a short video! ACerS Glass and Optical Materials Division is encouraging its members to create videos about the important research they’re doing.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / October 23, 2015

Murata shows off smart glasses concept, 3M announces new Design Center, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 23, 2015.

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Mark your calendar: NSF to hold June 4 webinar on upcoming CAREER solicitation

By Stephanie Liverani / May 29, 2015

Mark your calendar for Thurs., June 4, 2015 from noon to 4:00 p.m. EST. The Division of Materials Research at the National Science Foundation will hold a webinar focused on the upcoming CAREER solicitation.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / December 5, 2014

China leading glass research, Corning to acquire fiber optics business, Schott names president, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 5, 2014.

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Corning group thinks glass science research can drive economic growth. Solow economic theory explains how

By Eileen De Guire / January 17, 2014

Will there be enough glass scientists and engineers who understand the factors that determine glass properties and how to control them?

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