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How does glass form? MDI research team set to get some answers on International Space Station

By Eileen De Guire / August 15, 2016

In a recent paper, Materials Development Inc. (Arlington Heights, Ill.) approached the problem of topological constraint theory from a different theoretical angle—the team wanted to see whether approaching structure from the theoretical perspective of the thermodynamic model of ideal associated solutions could describe temperature-dependent structure changes.

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Aerodynamic levitation, modeling and new analytical techniques leads to cement-to-semiconductor advances

By / June 13, 2013

  One type of cage structure around the spin-density of one electron in a model of cement-based semiconducting metallic glass (gray=Al; green=Ca; and red=O). Credit: Akola et al.; Argonne National Lab.   Normally in the creation of a metallic glass, the process begins with a metal that is transformed to a glassy state. Now, however, a…

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Entrepreneurship and technology transfer focus of ICC4 and 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit track

By Eileen De Guire / February 23, 2012

Rod Lanthorne, Kyocera, Joel Moskowitz, Ceradyne, and David Morse, Corning address “Emerging Business and Technology Opportunities” at the 1st Ceramic Leadership Summit in 2010. Credit: ACerS. Most of the meetings we organize here at ACerS have a strong technical slant, as they should. But, eventually, science and technology need to leave the lab and find…

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