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Disorderly conduct: Simulations reveal irradiated materials are surprisingly disordered, question safety of vitrified nuclear waste

By April Gocha / June 8, 2017

New atomistic simulations by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles and Oak Ridge National Lab are revealing that irradiated materials are even more disordered that previously thought—calling into question the safety of vitrified nuclear waste.

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Glass genome opens up new opportunities for functional glasses with tailored properties

By April Gocha / June 23, 2016

Scientists at Corning Inc. (Corning, N.Y.) and Aalborg University (Aalborg, Denmark) have turned to computer modeling to help develop a glass-specific genome that will allow exploration and tailoring of specific properties of functional glasses.

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Under pressure: A rare glimpse into borosilicate glass transition

By April Gocha / September 9, 2014

Scientists at the University of California, Davis have caught the first-ever glimpse of a borosilicate glass transition under pressure, a finding that may help unlock some of glass’s secrets.

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Usable Glass Strength Coalition issues RFP to study flaw nucleation in glass

By Eileen De Guire / March 29, 2013

Glass beer bottle assembly line. Credit: EPA; Wikipedia. In January, Peter reported that the board of the newly established Usable Glass Strength Coalition convened for their inaugural meeting in late January. The mission of the coalition of industrial members is to support a sustained effort in the United States to understand why current forms of glass…

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Early-bird Deadline for Spring Short Courses Approaching

By / March 9, 2010

Take advantage of the $100 early-bird savings by signing up now for a 2010 Ceramic Materials Short Courses. Savings end 30-days before each course, so register today. Dynamic Behavior of Structural and Armor CeramicsApril 27-28 | Westerville, OhioInstructor: Ghatu Subhash, University of FloridaTopics: Projectile impact on armor; threat characteristics & ceramic responses; dynamic fracture, fragmentation…

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