International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology

Young-Wook Kim appointed editor-in-chief of International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology

By Eileen De Guire / June 22, 2020

WESTERVILLE, Ohio—Young-Wook Kim, ACerS Fellow and professor of materials science and engineering at University of Seoul, Korea, has been appointed editor-in chief of the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology (ACT) published by The American Ceramic Society and Wiley. The appointment begins January 2021, and he succeeds co-editors Hua-Tay Lin (founding editor) and Monica Ferraris,…

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Build geometrically complex ceramic components using organic sacrificial supports

By Jonathon Foreman / June 9, 2020

One challenge in additive manufacturing is the design of complex shapes with large-sized unsupported regions. A recent ACerS journal article explores the use of organic sacrificial supports to achieve such designs.

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Water, water everywhere… Now to clean it up

By Jonathon Foreman / May 5, 2020

Making clean, drinkable water is not an easy process, and researchers are working diligently to simplify the process. Two articles published in ACerS journals demonstrate new developments in using ceramic materials as photocatalysts.

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An ultimate goal of research: Making better products by improving what you have

By Jonathon Foreman / April 17, 2020

It is one thing to develop a new material or process—but improving existing materials and processes is also important in making better products. Two papers in the May-June issue of International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology focus on improving effectivity of existing processes.

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A tale of two SiC slurries—and how open science may someday impact research

By Jonathon Foreman / February 25, 2020

Fabricating dense, complex-shaped items from silicon carbide can be challenging due to the material’s properties. Manufacturers benefit from studies on reducing viscosity of SiC slurries, such as two recent ones published in an ACerS journal, but open access to the data behind such studies may benefit them even more.

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A golden time for updates—ACerS journal news and tips for February 2020

By Jonathon Foreman / February 5, 2020

As we enter the second month of this year, find out the latest ACerS journals news and tips for February 2020!

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Doing double duty in the circular economy—creating foam glass from waste materials

By Jonathon Foreman / January 28, 2020

Porous ceramics hold great promise as value-added products for waste materials because they can use ceramic and glass powders as starting materials. Two recent papers published in a special issue of ACT explore this idea by creating foam glass from waste.

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Bond, Ceramic Bond—Improving bonding of ceramics in advanced ceramic applications

By Jonathon Foreman / December 17, 2019

To improve ceramic devices, one factor ceramists and ceramic engineers consider is the strength of ceramic bonds. Two recent papers published in an ACerS journal explore ways to improve ceramic bonds in different applications.

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Varistors: Armor for your circuits

By Jonathon Foreman / October 15, 2019

As armor protects the wearer from weapons, varistors protect electrical circuits from high voltage and high currents. Learn about some of the current research being conducted to improve varistor production and performance, published in two ACerS journals.

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New issues, easier access—Latest news from the Journal Group

By Jonathon Foreman / August 13, 2019

A new IJCES issue, easier access to ACerS journals, no more Wiley Download Direct—take a look at the latest news concerning ACerS journals!

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