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Forming new insights: Glass avalanches help explain phenomenon behind energy-saving technique

By April Gocha / August 30, 2016

Lehigh University scientists have recently gained some important insight into how glass reacts to electric field-induced softening through thermo-electro poling experiments with another research group in Germany.

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Lasers control single crystal formation in chalcogenide glasses

By April Gocha / April 12, 2016

A Lehigh University team of scientists has devised a new fabrication method that could extend the reach of single crystals by ditching the need for melting.

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Going green, part II: ACerS members pioneer energy-saving technique for glass-forming

By April Gocha / January 17, 2016

Researchers and ACerS members from Lehigh University and the University of Colorado have teamed up to decrease the amount of energy needed for glass-forming, an important process by which glass products take shape.

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Glass conference in Sicily to focus on energy, information; student scholarships available

By / October 19, 2012

The International Materials Institute for New Functionalities in Glass, in association with the Engineering Conferences International, is sponsoring a conference Jan. 6–11, 2013, under the theme of “Functional Glasses: Properties and Applications for Energy and Information” in Siracusa, Sicily, Italy. I note this, in part, because we we given and published some incorrect information about the date…

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ACerS short courses ‘make things easy to understand’

By Eileen De Guire / July 10, 2012

Arun Varshneya brings glass science and technology to life during his short course taught during GOMD in May. Credit: ACerS. You may learn more than you were expecting at an ACerS short course. Take the recent “Fundamentals of Glass Science and Technology” course taught by Arun Varshneya. The official textbook for the course was his…

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Himanshu Jain on Biomedical Applications of Glass

By / April 9, 2009

Lehigh University professor Himanshu Jain discusses the school’s work to lead an international effort to develop biocompatible, dually porous glass that helps damaged human bone to regenerate. Jain teaches in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

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Video of the week – Jain on biomedical applications of glass

By / January 7, 2009

[flash /ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/jain_bioceramics.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/jain_bioceramics.jpg}] Lehigh University professor Himanshu Jain discusses the school’s work to lead an international effort to develop biocompatible, dually porous glass that helps damaged human bone to regenerate. Jain, who teaches in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, was the subject of another post we did about a week ago concerning…

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NSF funds Lehigh/Penn State outreach to Tuskegee University

By / December 26, 2008

To encourage more African-Americans to adopt science and engineering careers, the NSF-funded International Materials Institute for New Functionality in Glass at Lehigh University is commencing an outreach program at Tuskegee University in Alabama, where the student body is predominantly black. Disparity calls for action “African-Americans make up 13 percent of America’s population but hold just…

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