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Swiss group unveils ultrathin, transparent and flexible ceramic foils

By / August 5, 2010

Ultrathin ceramic foils can now be (a) transparent, exhibit (b) interference colors and be (c) flexible.Credit: Bonderer, Chen, Kocher and Gauckler; JACerS. If you are like me, ceramic isn’t the first material that pops into my mind when you hear the word “foil.” But, a quartet of researchers from ETH Zurich’s Department of Materials say…

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Video of the week #2: 2009 Orton Lecture – Innovations in Ceramic Processing by Tailoring Solid-Liquid and Solid-Gas Interfaces – by Ludwig Gauckler

By / November 12, 2009

[flash mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/gauckler_orton09.jpg}] ETH Zurich professor Ludwig J. Gauckler gave the 2009 Edward Orton Jr. Memorial Lecture at the recently completed ACerS Annual Meeting and MST’09 Conference. “Tailoring the solid–gas and solid–liquid interfaces of particles by organics offers plenty of possibilities to generate composite materials, via colloid chemistry, with microstructural dimensions spanning several orders…

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Monday Materials Mind Candy

By / August 24, 2009

This is another video from Squidie showing an experiment with NOVA, a 10x10x10 3D LED grid system developed by ETHZ (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology). Images (from a webcam) become clear and then vanish as the viewer’s angle changes. The artists behind this experiment say the video doesn’t fully reveal the visual power of NOVA:…

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