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By / November 26, 2012

Lot’s of good stories here: India-Japan join hands to challenge China’s rare earth monopoly The Indian Prime Minister was forced to cancel his planned visit to Japan this month after the Japanese government dissolved the lower house of parliament and announced early elections. An important trade pact in respect of rare earth materials was proposed…

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Video: Shaping the Future of Ceramics—ACerS’ Charlie Spahr on what ICC4 and CLS offer you

By Eileen De Guire / June 27, 2012

[flash http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/charlie_icc4.flv mode=1 f={image=http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/charlie_icc4.jpg}] Why attend the 4th International Congress on Ceramics and 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit? ACerS executive director, Charlie Spahr, talks about the meeting program and special events coming up in July in Chicago. “What’s in it for me?” It is the timeless question asked by anyone thinking about investing in a product,…

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DOE invests for “most advanced wind turbine in the world”

By / October 18, 2009

Secretary Steven Chu announced new investments in wind energy research facilities that aim to produce the most advanced and efficient wind turbines in the world. The funding is from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and the research will focus on improving both land-based and offshore wind generation. $24 million will support university research and…

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Lowering the temperature of SOFCs

By / October 6, 2009

Technology Review reported that researchers at Georgia Tech have developed an anode material that resists the buildup of sulfur and carbon that can occur at lower temperatures. SOFCs require high temperatures to run efficiently. The higher the temperatures, the higher the costs. Nickel, often used as a catalyst in the anode, is prone to contamination…

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