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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / October 3, 2018

Spray-on antennas from MXenes, fabricating low-cost, high-efficiency solar cells, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 3, 2018.

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Video: Making sense of data—Research initiative aims to bridge human–data disconnect

By April Gocha / April 4, 2018

In an effort to develop more intelligent data analysis to drive informed nanomaterials design, a unique research initiative at Lehigh University is taking the human element into account in its quest to evolve how we analyze data.

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Gallium nitride has wear resistance that approaches that of diamond

By April Gocha / November 15, 2016

Researchers at Lehigh University report that in addition to gallium nitride’s checklist of other useful properties, the material has a wear rate that approaches that of diamonds—which could open the material’s foray into even more diverse applications.

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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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With honors—ACerS announces 2015 Distinguished Life Members

By Stephanie Liverani / August 26, 2015

ACerS announces the organization’s 2015 Distinguished Life Members: David J. Green, Martin P. Harmer, and Rishi Raj. The September ACerS Bulletin features a two-page spread on the honorees and gives readers a glimpse into the careers and contributions made by these individuals to the ceramic and glass profession.

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‘Print’ a house? Why not! Plus, ‘Rust Belt’ region awarded pilot institute for additive manufacturing

By Eileen De Guire / August 17, 2012

If you are thinking of building a new home for your family, you might want to watch this TEDx talk by a USC professor who has engineered a way to build a house using additive manufacturing methods. Wowser! I thought this technology was for smallish stuff, like electronics, bones or coffee cups. Behrokh Khoshnevis, though,…

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Materials Football Game of the Week: Yale vs. Lehigh

By Eileen De Guire / September 30, 2011

The Game Yale University at Lehigh University Oct. 1, 12:30 p.m., ET Both of these teams know their football and have rich traditions. Lehigh, I’m told, has the longest running matchup in college football in their 146-game rivalry with Lafayette. At Yale, “The Game,” (meaning the Harvard contest) is much anticipated every year. However, these…

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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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